Parashat Balak

I would also like to point out that the text reveals that the messengers had heard about the Israelites, and acknowledged their exodus from Egypt. Clearly, Balak knew that Israel were God’s people, yet he … Read More

Parashat Balak

Bamidbar (Numbers) 22:2–25:9 Before I address this week’s Scripture portion (parasha), I want to explain a small change in my upcoming blog entries; from now on, I will include the entire scriptural portion that I’m … Read More

Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8 Although this Shabbat is the 17th of Tammuz, this fast is postponed until the following day in honor of the Shabbat. In this week’s … Read More

Parashat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9

בס”ד Parashat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8 In this week’s Torah reading, we encounter a Gentile prophet by the name of Bilam (Balaam). This man truly heard from G-d, but sadly one learns in … Read More

Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9

בס”ד Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8 In this week’s Torah portion one encounters a verse that praises Israel. Bilam who is summoned by the King of Moab that he should curse Israel responds … Read More

Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9

בס”ד Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8 There are several ways to define spirituality, one of which is a pursuit of G-d. The person who has a genuine faith in HaShem will want to … Read More

Parashat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9

בס”ד Parashat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah5:6-6-8 In the previous week’s blog we discussed the unique relationship between Israel and Edom. Edom came from Esau and one only needs to study the interaction between Esau … Read More