Korach by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Korach—Rosh Chodesh Tammuz: New Adonai vs. Old Asherah | You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or an Asherah, a sacred pillar; for I am the LORD your God. –Lev. 26:1

Korach by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Korach (קורח) Torah: Numbers 16:1 – 18:32 Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14 – 12:22 Royal Egyptian Army Military Dispatch: Official Eyes Only  Garrison Report, Fortress #14, South-West Boundary, Kingdom of Pharaoh Merneptah, Year 1209 of the Reign of Sacred Pharaoh-Father-Ruler Merneptah-Baenre-Merynetjeru. Greetings! I, Horemheb, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding, 57th Battalion, “Battle-Falcons,” Royal Egyptian Infantry, do submit the following Monthly […]

Korach by David Hartley Mark

Royal Egyptian Army Military Dispatch: Official Eyes Only Garrison Report, Fortress #14, South-West Boundary, Kingdom of Pharaoh Merneptah, Year 1209 of the Reign of Sacred Pharaoh-Father-Ruler Merneptah-Baenre-Merynetjeru. Greetings! I, Horemheb, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding, 57th Battalion, “Battle-Falcons,” Royal Egyptian Infantry, do submit the following Monthly Report of Our Troop Activities Guarding the South-West Boundary of Merneptah’s Sacred […]

Parsha Korach by David Hartley Mark

Poor Korach! There, I said it—after years of dumping on the guy, I am trying to see some good in him. No, not for the obvious reasons; not for his confronting Moses—overworked, underappreciated Moses—and declaring, in apparently reasonable words, “You take too much upon yourselves, Moses and Aaron; for the entire community of Israel is […]