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Korach Audio Classes

Parshah Insight: Korach
A five minute weekly Torah insight based on the wellsprings of Torah and Chassidut.
Torah Gems: Korach
Audio | 69:08
Torah Gems: Korach
Experience the gems of the Parsha with the classic commentaries, and a kabbalstic twist.
Korach - When Equality Becomes Divisive
Korach and his comrades; some were punished by fire and some were swallowed up into the earth. In Torah punishment is a consequents of the sin, why then were there two different consequences? And why were the punishments fire and the earth swallowing them up?
Parshah Thought: Korach
A five minute weekly Torah thought based on the teachings of Chassidut.
Basic Parsha - Korach
An overview of the weekly Parsha, through the eyes of the many commentators, enriching your understanding of how our great history unfolded.
The Korach Rebellion
Was Korach’s rebellion against the authority of Moses and Aaron a well-intentioned mistake or a treacherous villainy?
The Chassidic Dimension - Korach
An in depth presentation of Chassidic teachings on the weekly Parshah.
An advanced presentation of Chassidic teachings on the Parshah.
Crown Jewels: Korach
The Preciousness of Every Jew to G-d
A textual study of a sicha, or essay, from the Lubavitcher Rebbe that expounds upon the many levels of Divine Providence.
Chumash and Rashi: Korach
Parshah with Rabbi Gordon
Parshah Class: Korach
Audio | 1:09:23
Parshah Class: Korach
Get a detailed overview of the weekly Torah portion sewn together with keen insights and timely life messages.
Failures and Followers
Audio | 1:15:34
Failures and Followers
Torah Portion of Korach
Korach's affront to Moses' leadership reveals how grave character flaws make a person incapable of being a follower.
Two Minute Rabbi: Korach
A very short insight on the parshah.
Who Was Korach?
Audio | 48:11
Who Was Korach?
Korach led a mutiny to usurp the position of kohen gadol (high priest) for himself. What did Korach understand—and misunderstand—about the greatness of serving G‑d as the high priest?
Korach - In Depth
Audio | 29:05
Korach - In Depth
An in depth look at the weekly Parshah based on the talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
The Staff that Blossomed
How to Study Torah - Korach
Can anything grow from a wooden staff? Learn about the miraculous test that proved the legitimacy of Aaron's priestly status.
How to Set Proper Priorities
A Taste of Text—Korach
Our to-do lists are filled with mundane and important chores, little and big things that all require our immediate attention. It can be difficult to keep our eyes on the big picture. Surprisingly, Korach teaches us an important lesson in how to keep our priorities in order.
United... We Fall
Audio | 54:23
United... We Fall
Parsha Korach
How Korach, who championed equality, became the symbol of divisiveness. And how the Divine punishments visited upon Korach and his band are the natural consequences of their failed rebellion. (Likutei Sichos vol. 18, Sicha 3)
When to Argue
Audio | 1:00:55
When to Argue
Practical Parshah - Korach
The Sages tell us that the argument of Korach in this week's portion was doomed to fail because it was "an argument that was not for the sake of heaven." What is an argument that is for the sake of heaven?
Sunken, Scorched or Saved?
Parshah Curiosities: Korach
Moses assumed an unusually aggressive position when faced with the mutiny led by the wealthy, arrogant scoundrel Korach. This profound analysis of the classical sources explains why all the drama. The anti-Moses mob’s bitter-end came sooner than expected—as a “ground-breaking” event swiftly swallowed the rebels. This class concludes with the story of”the men who returned from hell” and other little-known fascinating facts and incredible insights that brilliantly illuminate the shadowy abyss into which those rabble-rousers disappeared.
Parshah Insights: Korach
Torah Interpretations of the Rebbe
Parshah Mnemonics: Korach
Decoding the hidden messages
The parshah of Korach contains 95 verses, and the mnemonic for it is the name Daniel. Explore the coded message in this Masoretic note and its connection to the general themes of the Parshah.
Anatomy of a Jewish Rebellion
Haftorah Hyperlinks: Korach
Learn the profound connections between the weekly parsha and its related Haftorah.
Gifts to the Kohen
Audio | 46:56
Gifts to the Kohen
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on solidifying the priestly position
After the debacle of Korach’s rebellion against Moses, G-d instructs the Jews to give various gifts to the kohanim. Rashi explains how this law reinforces the position of Aaron and his sons.
What Is an Argument for the Sake of Heaven?
When division becomes a virtue
Our Sages declare that Korach and his followers are the symbol of divisiveness that "will not ultimately endure"; whereas the dissenting views of Hillel and Shamai represent a virtuous difference of opinion "that will ultimately endure". But why would argument of any kind, especially one that endures forever, be considered a virtue?! In answering this question, this class traces the origins of all conflicts and reveals the ultimate resolution to them all. (Based on the Maamar Vayikach Korach 5767)
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