An answer to the question, "If Moshe didn't merit to enter the Land of Israel, why should we?"
The Temple - a Place of Life
The dry branch left in the Mishkan starts to blossom and grows almonds. This Holy place is the source of life and all who come there get a new life!
Preserving the Old, Inspiring the New
Why did Moshe respond so differently with Korah and his gang than with Eldad and Medad? Regarding the latter, he prayed that everyone should be a prophet - yet with Korah, he was greatly angered at the claim that "everyone is equally holy." Why?
discussing the revival of Korah's social ideology in the modern era, and its the rejection of the basic concept in Jewish society that different people have different functions and different ways of serving HaShem.
What exactly was wrong in what Korach and his motley band of fellow agitators said? was what they said true or false?
Winners & Choosers
In Parshat Shlach, the majority of the greatest spiritual leaders in the nation conclude that the time was not yet right to enter Eretz Yisrael. In Korach also goes against the Establishment. So how do we decide when to go against the grain, & when to respect the existing status quo?
Throughout the ages, the commentators have asked themselves the famous question "What drove Korach to commit such a foolish act?”
To “Go Up” or Not Go Up, and the Land of Milk and Honey
What is the significance of Eretz Yisrael being called flowing with milk and honey? This is the sign of agricultural blossoming in Eretz Yisrael.
Letter of the Law
Korach’s argument presupposes that it is the reason behind the Law and not the Law itself that is ultimately binding. Moses, on the other hand, derives the law matter-of-factedly, the reason behind it playing no role in its obligatoriness.
Argument for the Sake of Heaven
A Shiur by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks for the weekly Torah reading (out of Israel) of Korach.
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