Balak. A People that Dwells Alone
The Netziv who witnessed the great post-Emancipation assimilation of European Jewry, sees this phrase as a warning of the futility of assimi
Hukkat. An Anger Problem
Maybe the Rabbis called anger idolatry because when a person is overwhelmed by anger, their rage is their master; They are out of control; a
Korach. Wealth, Power, Corruption
Moses has not merely been condemned for leadership failure, not only attacked for the nepotism of appointing his brother. He is subject to a
Shelach Lecha. Reminders
Tzitzit generate an awareness that we are all ambassadors for and servants of the Almighty, we all have a mission to sanctify the world.