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In this week’s video, Rabbi Fohrman explores a mysterious mishnah, in which our Sages compare Abraham and his students, to Balaam, the prophet of this week’s parsha, and his students. Where do they get this odd comparison, and what is the meaning we are meant to learn from it?


This video is from Rabbi David Fohrman.

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Rabbi David Fohrman is the dean of Aleph Beta Academy. He has taught at Johns Hopkins University, and was a lead writer and editor for ArtScroll's Talmud translation project. Aleph Beta creates videos to help people experience Torah in way that is relevant and meaningful to them. for more videos, visit: