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Korah's Mutiny

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Korah takes a stance against Moses and Aaron, which ultimately led to his downfall.
What, precisely, was his issue?
Korah and His Associates, Moses Admonishes the Rebels, Dathan's and Abiram's Spite, Punishment of the Rebels, The Budding Staff
When to cut and run, and when to stick around and fight
What was different about the argument of Korach and his co-plotters against Moses from all other rebellions and resistances? Why on this one occasion were the Jews advised to totally disengage and let G-d deal with the problem?
What is it about team sports that we so appreciate?
Is it the competitive aspect, the vicarious exercise, the thrill of "our team" winning, the camaraderie as we cheer or groan together, or is it simply something we do to kill time?
One might have imagined that the Rebbe's standards for, and expectations from, his own followers might have declined, since his outreach extended to people entirely unaffiliated with Judaism.
A Woman's Decision
On's wife did what any devoted better-half would do—she reassured him that she would take care of the situation. She then neutralized her husband (thank G‑d for the bottle!) as zero-hour approached...
We are all influenced by society. This is true with regards to cultural quirks, such as the fact that the average Moroccan citizen doesn’t appreciate baseball, and certainly in the realm of morals.
The power of proximal influence
When the Torah tells us who lived near whom, it’s telling us about t There’s the influence of a rebel rouser and of the scholar…
Doesn't this story demonstrate the flaw in a theocratic state, whose leaders can't be challenged? And was it right for Moses to importune G‑d to destroy his personal enemies?
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