True leaders

Liat Jackman Former Shlicha Montreal (2003-05) Currently raising her family, learning midrash and teaching in her community Click Here for the PDF version   One would think that these miracles would be convincing enough. But after all this we hear a complaint of the...

Korach and Company

For the PDF version click HERE Korach and Company. What a plot. Our parasha is every bit the drama, mystery and action you could hope for. Family disputes, jealousy, a rebellion, climax and paranormal phenomena and justice. This portion of the parasha is so well read...

The Blooming Stick and the Levi’ims Role 5779

The Blooming Stick and the Levi’ims Role Parashat Korach By Rabbi Yedidya Noiman Rosh Kollel (Montreal, 2016-19) In the aftermath of the crisis of Korach, Hashem performs a miracle with Aharon’s stick; In order to show that he was chosen to serve as the Kohen...

A burden or a pleasure?

Rav Eldad Zamir Former shaliach TMT Cape Town 1997 -1998,  Senior Instructor at the Nativ ’Giyur” program in the IDF   A burden or a pleasure?   This week’s Parasha, Parashat Korach, tells the story of a group lead by Korach (Moshe and Aharon’s first cousin) who...

The Fruit and the Flowers – 5777

Ilan Lavan Incoming Coordinator of Experiential Jewish Education – Moriah College, Syndey   The Fruit and the Flowers One of Korachs claims in this weeks parasha was that Aharon and his sons do not have a legitimate right for the priesthood. As a result of...

The Common-Sense Rebellion – 5776

Shira Sohn Shlichut Coordinator 5776   The Common-Sense Rebellion If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. Parshat Beha’alotcha recounts the story of members of Bnei Yisrael successfully taking initiative. In Bamidbar (Chapter 9), a group of people...