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Parashat Korach 5782

3 Tammuz 5782 The Consequences of Envy To hear the recorded message: A rich man once said: “People always want you to do well, but never better than them.” We have also heard the expression “the grass is always greener on the other side“. There is a metaphor about a free bird wanting food […]

Parashat Korach 5781

2 Tammuz 5781 Korach, Datan and Abiram, the principal characters of Parashat Korach, were all first born sons (bechor) entitled to the double inheritance. Our sages say that Korach was quite a wealthy man in Egypt, in fact, in Israel there’s an expression… “as rich as Korach”, meaning he was filthy rich. People of power […]

Parashat Korach 5780

Tammuz 5 5780 Are You Seeking Recognition? The story of Korach – קֹרַח takes place at the end of the second year at Mt. Sinai, where the people of Israel were being formed as a new nation, recently freed from slavery. The Creator began forming this new nation by slowly weaning them away from the […]

Parashat Korach 5776

Are we serving with the right motives? 3 Tammuz  5776  Most of us who live in our western society believe that democracy where majority rules, is the best of all systems. In my experience I have never found this to be true.  Majority imposes itself upon others even when it is wrong.  Our Creator has […]

Parashat Korach 5776

3 Tammuz  5776  פרשת קֹרַח, ג’ תמוז, תשע”ו This parashah is a very crucial and holds the name of a very controversial person. Why would our elders give Korach so much importance by naming a portion after him?  Our Creator clearly shows us that our heroes are shown for whom they really are— human beings […]