Tagged ‘Korah’

Parashat Korah

June 23, 2017 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

by Rabbi Isaac Mann Much ink has been spilled on trying to explain what motivated Korach and his followers to rebel against Moses and Aaron, which is the main story in this week’s Torah portion. Was it jealousy, envy, desire … Continue reading »


Parashat Korah

July 6, 2016 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

by Cantor Sandy Horowitz [The AJR Devar Torah email will be taking some time off during the summer, but don’t worry, we’ll be back before you know it.] “Everyone has a choice when to and not to raise their voices, it’s you … Continue reading »


Parashat Korah

June 18, 2015 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Jules Verne’s classic work of science fiction, Journey to the Center of the Earth, describes how Professor Otto Lidenbrock, along with his nephew and their guide, descend to the center of the Earth through a volcanic tube. While on their … Continue reading »


Parashat Korah

November 5, 2014 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Korah Rabbi Len Levin The Question of Freedom “For the congregation are all holy, and Adonai is among them; and why do you exalt yourselves over the congregation of Adonai?” (argument of Korah, Numbers 16:3) “We hold these truths to … Continue reading »


Parashat Korah

June 21, 2012 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

My synagogue is presently undergoing seismic change. We will be leaving the building we have owned and occupied for about the last four years. We will be seeking to move to a more urban location, a move that bucks the … Continue reading »


Parashat Korah

June 24, 2009 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

By Boaz Marmon “Can you hear them? They talk about us, telling lies – well, that’s no surprise.” This is the first verse, not of Parashat Korah, but of the Go-Go’s’ 1982 hit “Our lips are sealed” (you may be … Continue reading »


Parashat Korah

June 14, 2007 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Korah By Rabbi Yehonatan Chipman ‘The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.’ ~ William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming Traditionally, Korah‘s revolt is interpreted as a conflict revolving around issues of religious power and … Continue reading »


Parashat Korach

June 30, 2006 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

by Laurie Gold In a few days from now, many people in the United States will be celebrating Independence Day. Barbecues, baking at the beach, and watching fireworks are just some of the activities we may enjoy. While relaxing (or … Continue reading »