Guard your heart

This week’s Scripture portion got me thinking about the importance of guarding our hearts at all times, and not allowing pride, jealousy, greed or any other evil to take root in them. After all, each … Read More

Parashat Korach

It is interesting to note that some of the men leading the rebellion alongside Korah were the descendants of Reuben. Recall that Reuben was the oldest of Jacob’s sons, which meant that people looked up … Read More

Parashat Korach

Bamidbar (Numbers) 16:1–18:32 This week’s scripture portion is quite well known, but has some unfortunate mistranslations in the English versions. Many of the English translations use the words, “spy the land of Canaan” whereas I … Read More

Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14-12:22 In this week’s Torah portion, we find an answer to the common question that many people encounter when they tell a Jewish person … Read More

Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס”ד Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14-12:22 In this week’s Torah reading, one of the main themes is rebellion. It is clear from this passage that rebellion against G-d leads to death. Those … Read More

Parashat Korach: Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס”ד Parashat Korach: Numbers 16:1-18:32 Maftir:  Numbers 28:9-15 / Haftarah:  Isaiah 66:1-24 Shabbat Rosh Chodesh-Tammuz In this week’s Torah portion, one learns that there are very serious consequences to following improper leadership.  Korach was an … Read More

Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס”ד Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 11:14-12:22 In this week’s Torah portion one learns an important lesson about commitment and one’s word. If you are a believer then you have made an oral … Read More

Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס”ד Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: 1 Samuel 11:14-12:22 Throughout the book of Numbers the children of Israel keep rebelling against G-d. Why did the people continue in this way even after HaShem showed over … Read More