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Shazak Parsha: Pinchas
A taste of Shazak Parsha, where the weekly Torah portion comes alive! Geared for kids... Great for adults!
Lotto Land
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Lotto Land
Week In Rejew: Pinchas
Pinchas gets promoted, a certain obnoxious muppet proposes a scratch-off version of the biblical lottery of the Land of Israel, Moses appoints a successor, and Jono sacrifices his shoe
What Good Can Come From Cruel Intentions?
Cruel intentions often lead to cruel actions. Yet the goodness of actions cannot be judged from their intentions. (Parsha Perks | Pinchas | with Dr Michael Chighel)
How to Become a Trailblazer
Parshat Pinchas
The five daughters of Tzelafchad were trailblazers. Here are three things to keep in mind to follow in their footsteps.
When the Intention Matters
Growing Weekly: Parshat Pinchas
Logic, Lottery and Legacy
Parsha Pinchas: Dividing the Land of Israel
Three components were involved in dividing the land of Israel amongst the tribes: evaluation, lottery and inheritance. This class will explore the spiritual significance of these factors and how they reflect three dimensions in our relationship with G-d. (Likutei Sichos volume 28, Sicha 1)
I Am Black and I Am Beautiful
The spiritual significance of the division of the Land of Israel
The story of the soul’s journey as it parallels the three-part process by which the Land of Israel was divided amongst the twelve tribes. (Based on the maamor Ach B’goral 5735)
The Future Tribal Division of the Land of Israel
Parsha Pinchas
This class will address the halachic and spiritual dynamics of the expanded Land of Israel in the messianic era with respect to the tribal allotments. (Likutei Sichos, vol. 38, sichah 1)
Being a Vigilante
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Being a Vigilante
Practical Parshah - Pinchas
Pinchas took the law into his own hands and was vindicated. When is it permissible to be a vigilante?
The Power to Transform
Trilogy of Tribulations - Part I
In the first of the “Trilogy of Tribulations,” Jeremiah describes his inauguration as prophet. Although his first prophecy is one of impending doom, it contains within it a hidden message about the power to transform mourning into joy.
Parsha Gems: Pinchas
Study some of the highlights of the weekly Torah portion with insights from various commentaries.
Parshah Insights: Pinchas
Torah Interpretations of the Rebbe
Parshah Mnemonics: Pinchas
Decoding the hidden messages
The parshah of Pinchas contains 168 verses, and the mnemonic for it is the name Lechelek and V’elipleihu. Explore the coded message in this Masoretic note and its connection to the general themes of the Parshah.
Succession Planning: A Leader’s Heir
Parsha Curiosities: Pinchas
Upon divine confirmation that he wouldn’t enter the Promised Land, Moses forcefully asks G-d to assure him that the Children of Israel not be left like a “flock without a shepherd.” Our Sages highlight the unique introductory sentence, telling us that it’s a one-of-a-kind biblical verse! Rashi elucidates how it expresses the ultimate paradigm of true leadership and the selfless nature of Moses. At this fateful moment, his response was single-minded concern for his people. Yet Rashi comments on the very next verse that Moses said “it’s time to ask for my own needs, that my son should inherit my high position.” How can we reconcile this egregiously glaring inconsistency?
Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the motive for Pinchas’ zealous behaviour
The Torah’s description of Pinchas’ lineage as explained in Rashi, offers insight into human psychology and how intricate our personal defence mechanisms really are.
What's Good About Being Vulnerable?
A Taste of Text—Pinchas
Only by making itself vulnerable to the mortality and pitfalls of the physical state can the soul of man gain the power to make of itself more than it is.
A Love of the Land
The Torah relates that Tzelofchad left no sons to inherit his portion in the Land of Israel. Driven by their love of the Land, his five daughters overcame their sense of modesty and appeared before Moses with a claim that they should be their father’s heirs.
A Love of the Land
The Torah relates how after Tzelafchad died without leaving any sons, his daughters appeared before Moses with a claim that they should be their father’s heirs. G-d agreed and commanded Moses to write this into Jewish law.
Do the Jews Deserve the Land of Israel?
The Land of Israel is Heaven’s perfectly suitable gift suited for the Jewish people. By the same token, it is beyond what the Jews can ever deserve.
What Line Sums Up the Totality of Judaism?
One verse in the Torah that defines the essence of it all
Torah in Ten: Pinchas
Customized Leadership
Something Spiritual on Parshat Pinchas
Become a Leader
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Become a Leader
Soul Boost for Parshat Pinchas
Pinchas and the Covenant of Peace
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Pinchas
"Pinchas...has turned My anger away from the children of Israel by his zealously avenging Me... therefore I hereby give him My covenant of peace." (Numbers 25:11-12) In this verse, the letter 'vav' of the word 'shalom' (peace) is written like two separate letters, a 'yud' above and a small 'vav' below. What does this teach us about how to make true peace?
Where is My Place in the Land?
How to Study Torah - Pinchas
Learn about the unusual procedure by which the Tribes of Israel were assigned to their portion in the Land. What does this teach us about providence, predetermination and fate?
The Levites Land in the Messianic Era
The Torah mandates that the Levites not inherit a portion in the Land of Israel like the rest of the tribes, for they are to be set apart for the service of G-d and guiding the people spiritually. Will there be a change in the division of land in the times of Moshiach?
A Shepherd’s Responsibility
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A Shepherd’s Responsibility
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the census of the nation
Rashi is perplexed by the Torah’s description of Moses counting the Jews after a plague decimates the population. His commentary offers a fascinating glimpse into the responsibility of leadership and a powerful reminder of the value of Jewish marriage.
The Law That Moshe Forgot
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The Law That Moshe Forgot
Rashi explains why Moshe forgot a relatively straightforward law, and the Rebbe develops the theme with a magnificent insight. Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 13, Pinchas (sicha 1)
Learning the Haftorah: Pinchas
The weekly portion from the Prophets
Why Moshe Counts Jews
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Why Moshe Counts Jews
Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 18, Pinchas
A proper analysis of Rashi’s explanation for the census following the plague conveys Moshe's sense of responsibility to his people.
Moshe Tells About Yom Tov
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Moshe Tells About Yom Tov
Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 18, Pinchas
Why would the Torah feel the need to tell us that Moshe followed G-d's instructions to relate these laws to the people?
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 1st Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 2nd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 3rd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 4th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 5th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 6th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Pinchas: 7th Portion
Was Moses Being Bribed?
17 Tishrei, 5747 · October 20, 1986
When Moses refused to offer an answer to a question—and why.
Learning the Haftorah: 1st Shabbat of the
The weekly portion from the Prophets
Torah Is a Gift
Video | 53:42
Torah Is a Gift
Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 13, Massei (sicha 1)
We engage with Torah in three ways, the ultimate being to receive the gift of G-d’s wisdom.
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