Pinchas: The Testimony of Cozbi bat Zur, Midianite, Jew-by-Choice, Interrupted By Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Pinchas (פינחס) Torah: Numbers 25:10 – 30:1 Haftarah: I Kings 18:46 – 19:21 Moses: My time is drawing near…I can no longer control these Israelites. They are not the Exodus Generation who knew me, the slaves I liberated when I was young and strong, and, with a twitch of my mighty shepherd’s staff, could conjure […]

Pinchas by David Hartley Mark

This parsha/Torah reading presents more evidence of Moses’s continuing decline as a leader, poor fellow, due to years of overwork, as well as old age. Here is the aftershock of a plague which God sent to punish the Israelite men for their succumbing to the temptations of Moabite and Midianite temptresses. Sadly, Moses is unable […]

Pinchas by David Hartley Mark

This parsha/Torah reading presents more evidence of Moses’s continuing decline as a leader, poor fellow, due to years of overwork, as well as old age. Here is the aftershock of a plague which God sent to punish the Israelite men for their succumbing to the temptations of Moabite and Midianite temptresses. Sadly, Moses is unable […]

Parsha Pinchas by David Hartley Mark

This parsha/Torah reading presents more evidence of Moses’s continuing decline as a leader, poor fellow, due to years of overwork, as well as old age. Here is the aftershock of a plague which God sent to punish the Israelite men for their succumbing to the temptations of Moabite and Midianite temptresses. Sadly, Moses is unable […]

What Does God Want From Us? Parshat Pinchas

­­ What Does God Want From Me?: a Parshat Pinchas Torah Study by OneShul.org Presented by Patrick Aleph   Premise: the Bible often has conflicting moral messages. Our goal as Jews is to figure out what the message is, so that we can live the moral message correctly.  PaRDeS Method: P’shat (literal), Remez (metaphorical), Drush […]