08 Jul 2016

To view the printer friendly version click here. Korah 5776 All of Me “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”  — Oscar Wilde No sooner had the Children of Israel begun serving their forty year penalty for the…

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19 Jun 2015

Korah 5775: A Hairy Situation “I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.” — Rita Mae Brown One would not expect hair to be at the heart of a deep moral lesson. Yet, in Torah, hair is treated as a serious element of human…

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20 Jun 2014

“Which arguments are for the sake of Heaven? Those of Hillel and Shamai. Which arguments are not for the sake of Heaven? Those of Korah and his company.” (Abot, 5:17) As if last week’s debacle with the spies was not catastrophic enough, this week things get worse as Moshe…

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