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Daughters of Zelophehad: Mahlah, Noa, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah—five daughters of Zelophehad, who passed away in the desert leaving behind no sons. These righteous women approached Moses, requesting to receive their father’s portion in the Land of Canaan. G-d instructed Moses to comply with said request.
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“Why should our father’s name be eliminated from his family because he had no sons? Give us a landholding among our father’s brothers!”
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Noah In one of the sedras of this month, in the sedra Pinchas, we read of an unusual event in which the principal role is played by five sisters. They were the daughters of Tzelophchad, who was the fourth generation descending from Manasseh, Joseph’s elde...
The Torah’s account of the petition presented to Moses by the daughters of Tzelafchad is relevant both to women seeking halachic support for change, and to the rabbis who are ruling on their questions.
The Torah here mentions them by name for the third time, an honor bestowed on very few.
Our father died in the desert. He was not part of the group that rebelled against God [nor was he] in Korach's assembly, but rather, he died due to his own sin. Classic QuestionsWhy did Tzelafchad's daughters stress that their father "was not part of Kora...
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