Tag Archives: Book of Numbers

A SPEAR IN HIS HAND – Pinkhas – Num. 25:10-30:1 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A SPEAR IN HIS HAND – Pinkhas – Num. 25:10-30:1 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon At the end of last week’s Torah reading we saw a priest named Pinkhas take a spear in his hand and kill both an Israelite … Continue reading

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BALAAM and HATRED – Balak – Num. 22:2 – 25:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BALAAM and HATRED – Balak – Num. 22:2 – 25:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon A Moabite king named Balak fears a possible invasion by the Israelite forces who are camped nearby. They just fought and defeated the forces of Emor … Continue reading

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LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon All through this reading we will find the imminence and effect of losing treasured people. First it is Miriam who dies. We read simply that she dies and … Continue reading

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REBELLIONS OLD AND NEW – KORAKH – Num. 16-18 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

REBELLIONS OLD AND NEW – KORAKH – Num. 16-18 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week, we will read the story of a revolution. A revolution that failed. Not the first such revolt in our history, it was nevertheless a threat … Continue reading

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CHECK IT OUT – Sh’lakh l’kha – Num. 13-15 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CHECK IT OUT – Sh’lakh l’kha – Num. 13-15 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon You get a call from your partner, your employer, or a member of your family, advising you of an opportunity. A house is for sale in … Continue reading

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