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Torah Law Is Not A Free For All

Torah Law Is Not A Free For All

This week’s Torah portion, parshat Korach, records for us the tragic event of the rebellion against Moshe led by his cousin, Korach. Understanding his error has great implications for us living today.

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A Dangerous Thread Running Through Our Speech

A Dangerous Thread Running Through Our Speech

Commenting on Pirkei Avot, Rambam compares lashon ha-ra (evil speech) to the false reports brought by the men Moshe sent to spy out the Land of Israel before the Israelites entered. How can we compare disparaging a place with slandering a person?

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True Humility Can Only Come From Knowledge

True Humility Can Only Come From Knowledge

In this week’s torah portion, after learning about something in Moshe’s private life, the Torah immediately informs us, “Now the man Moses was exceedingly humble, more than any person on the face of the earth.” What is the Torah teaching us with this statement?

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