Pinchas by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Pinchas: Survival and Prophecy by Rabbi David Hartley Mark   “The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, ‘Attack and afflict the Midianites and smite them utterly—for they afflicted you by the trickery they practiced against you, because of the matter of Baal Peor, where the Israelites engaged in promiscuity with the Daughters of Midian, and because […]

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 […]

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