Rashi on what Korach “took” and the Maharal on the meaning of the words machloket and shalom. How did Korach win the people over? What does המעט מכם mean? Meshech Chochma: What does ולא יהיה כקרח וכעדתו mean?
“Korach the son Yizhar, son of Kahas, son of Levi, separated himself with Dathan and Aviram, the sons of Eliav, and On of Peleth, the offspring of Reuvain.” — Bamidbar 16:1 Korach’s rebellion The parshah opens up with Korach gathering together 250 men of stature and mounting a rebellion against Moshe and HASHEM. Rashi explains […]
Shiur provided courtesy of Naaleh.com. Summary by Channie Koplowitz Stein Our parsha begins by listing the main protagonists in a rebellion against the leadership of Moshe Rabbenu. First is the name of the instigator, Korach ben Yitzhar. His name is followed by the names of three other leaders of the rebellion, Dathan and Avirom, […]
…Ain’t it good to know that you’ve got a friend? – Carole King Passion. Hubris. Foolishness. When is a man’s charge to war a “call of righteousness” and when is it ego? Men all too often become consumed with their passions to right a perceived slight; all too often set afire by their quest for […]
AWARENESS AMIDST THE ABYSS: PARSHAT KORACH Shira Smiles shiur 2015/5775 Summary by Channie Koplowitz Stein Parshat Korach recounts the rebellion of Korach, Dothan, Aviram and 250 men against the leadership of Moshe, and then reports the terrible punishment Hashem meted out to them – the earth would open its “mouth”, swallow them and all […]