Monthly Archive: August 2016

Matot / Massei – A Mitzvah Immersion

The war against Midian resulted with the nation of Israel achieving a complete victory. The Torah goes into great detail describing the division of the spoils, both human and material. Before that discussion, however,...

Pinchas – Carpe Diem

Pinchas, in a dramatic and uncharacteristic manner, brought a halt to the rising plague through a public act of violence. With a spear driven through the bodies of the prince of Shimon and the...