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(When Pinchas is read before the Three Weeks, this haftarah is read. When it falls in the Three Weeks, we read the haftarah for Matot.) The haftarah I Kings 18:46-19:21. for Pinchas is from the book of Melachim Aleph (I Kings). It comes right after Eliyah...
For the haftarah of Pinchas, From the Teachings of the Rebbe
The haftorahJeremiah 1:1-2:3. of the first week of the Three Weeks is read either with parshat Matot (when it is read alone) or with Pinchas (when it is within the Three Weeks). Because we are now in The Three Weeks—the darkest and saddest time on the Jew...
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.
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...
Pinchas took action. He was a strong man, a zealot. But does that action express the virtue of peace? Yet G‑d says that in reward for his action "I give him My covenant of Peace."
Caleb (in hebrew, “Kalev”) was one of the most prominent and influential Jews to leave Egypt.
For the haftarah of Shelach, From the Teachings of the Rebbe
The haftarah for Shelach tells about the spies Joshua sent to Jericho, to do espionage in the land of Canaan. Joshua 2:1-24. Joshua sent two spies and, they came to the home of a woman who was a zonah named Rahab. Rashi explains that the word zonah here m...
Joshua's mode had the unique advantage in that he achieved that the world itself should become G-dly.
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