Parshas Balak – The Battle against Midian

Download as Word See the new website we are on In this week’s Parsha we learn about the battle between Klal Yisroel and an alliance of two nations, Moav and Midian. But if we follow the Pesukim, there are times when the confrontation is with both together, times with Moav, and times with Midian. The…

Parshas Chukas – The Passing of Miriam

Download as Word This week’s Parsha takes us from the end of the generation that left Mitzrayim[1], to the beginning of the conquest of Eretz Yisrael, the land of Sichon and Og. As part of this journey, we also learn the Halachos of the Parah Aduma, the death of Miriam, and the disappearance and reappearance…

Parshas Korach – Their Portion of the Tamid

Download as Word In this Parsha we learn about the Machlokes that Korach and his congregation have with Moshe. Moshe exerts super human efforts to forestall the consequences of their rebellion, and humbles himself to the point of personally going to beseech them to stop. When Dasan and Aviram brazenly reject Moshe’s overtures, Moshe responds…