Fools Rush In

June 27, 2014, by

And Korach, the son of Yitzhar, the son of K’hat, the son of Leyve, with Datan and Aviram, the sons of Eliav, and Ohn, the son of Pelet, sons of Reuven, took men and they rose up before of Moshe, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty men.  They were princes […]

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Parshas Korach

June 20, 2014, by

Korach’s rebellion is based upon the fact that the entire Klal-Yisroel witnessed Divine Revelation. Korach’s philosophy revolves upon the entire nation’s holiness. Korach’s claim is that the entire nation is an exalted body. Therefore, why is Moshe Rabeinu keeping himself as ‘King’, and why is he busying himself appointing Aharon as Kohen Gadol? Korach seems […]

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It’s All From HaShem: Parshat Korach

June 19, 2014, by

As we plead to Hashem for the safe return of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel, and Eyal Yifrach, the three kidnapped Israeli yeshiva students, it is important to remember a very important lesson learned from the rebellion of Korach: everything is from Hashem! Josh Cohen is the Alumni Coordinator for West Coast NCSY as well as […]

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Servant Leadership

“You have gone too far! The whole community are holy, every one of them, and the Lord is with them. Why then do you set yourselves above God’s congregation?” (Num. 16: 3). What exactly was wrong in what Korach and his motley band of fellow agitators said? We know that Korach was a demagogue, not […]

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