Pinchas unexpectedly saved the day. How did Pinchas help? Pinchas shifted the eventual divine justice from plague to targeted killings, so only actual sinners died
It is impossible to be involved in life without somehow sensing endings. We need not be permanently scarred by our beginnings, nor scared of what seems to be the death of a relationship.
Never in the course of history has the speed of change been so dramatic and apparent, or brought such extraordinary power and wealth to the average person.
The challenge of observing-especially-when understanding is elusive.
History repeats itself: Israel extends the hand of peace to a neighbor and is rebuffed
Displacement as motivation? Just ask Korach's sons.
Moshe's response to Korach expressed the very essence of what defines a true Torah leader.
What is the connection between the story of the spies and of Korach?
Seems men are puppets and women pull the strings.
Each nation has a specific role to fill in Hashem’s plan and we pray that through these offerings Hashem will inspire them to true service.
Self-censorship occurs when members of the decision-making team refrain from making suggestions that are counter to the prevailing consensus of the group.
One of the most important books you will ever read is your autobiography.
Change is good; being a "Changer" is better.
The paradoxical truth of a very, very good land--Israel.
Ultimately our job is not to overcome sin but to transcend the pitfalls and challenges of life.
This story is significant because Two-Gun Crowley wasn’t insane. He wasn’t a psychopath.
Constitutional democracy is a better form of spiritual government than either anarchy or totalitarianism. G-d wanted intellectual diversity and as close to universal accountability as possible.
Moses acted properly in his role of prophet but he failed in his role as a husband; he did not see Tziporah's suffering, her black cloud.
We know that every word, every letter, and every crown in the Torah is vital.
Many items in this world were created strictly for man’s enjoyment. One example is food.
Parshat Nasso and the issue of the sotah and coming face-to-face with our own responsibility and not just throw it on others.
When one taps into the forces and elements around us, to free ourselves of extraneous masters, we are able to acquire the wisdom, the insight, the light, the well-being and the strength that the Torah can impart.
Proper use of downtime is a concept familiar to all Bnei Torah. It is safe to say that nobody becomes an expert in his or her field only through what they learn in school.
Yes, Hashem gives free will to man – He gives us the ability to make choices – but He governs the outcome.
The magic of Sinai began when the people camped "with unified hearts and minds" facing Sinai. A single camp of shared purpose. I suspect that this is the message behind the Sages' teaching that Shabbat is the key to redemption: We do not share a common purpose other than a belief that the world can become a place of peace, a Shabbat world