Monthly Archives: July 2016

Parshat Chukat

This week’s Parasha opens with the episode of the Red Cow. The Parsha begins however with an introductory phrase: ” and this is the decree of the Torah”, and goes on to list the Halachik parameters of  the Red Cow. The obvious question is, how is the Cow considered the underlying decree or summary of constitutions […]

Parshat Chukat

In Parshat Chukat Moses hits the rock instead of speaking to it as Gd commands and is punished along with Ahron not to enter Israel. Why though does Moses hit the rock, he clearly hears Gd command him to speak to it?    The Midrash shares an insight that our entire sustenance in the wilderness […]