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Korah's Mutiny

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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?
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.
When you accuse me of a crime of which I was indeed once guilty, I feel bad. Accuse me of something I haven't done, however, and I'll probably just laugh and stroll away, unbothered by your obvious misidentification...
The books are inside; the mezuzah is outside.
Korach's argument is the ultimate in political correctness. "The entire community is holy," he challenges Moses and Aaron. "Why do you exalt yourselves over the congregation of G-d?" The very same argument could be used against Jews in general. "Who do yo...
The Lubavitcher Rebbe looks at the voluminous Midrashic literature and biblical commentary on Korach and draws a comprehensive picture of the man and his quarrel.
If action is the main thing, "Why do you raise yourselves above the congregation of G‑d?"
The common denominator of a true Jewish leaders is in seeing the value of both the community and the individual.
For the haftarah of Korach, From the Teachings of the Rebbe
The haftarah for Korach is from the book of I Samuel. I Samuel 11:14-12:22. It tells how Samuel established King Saul as the sovereign over the Jewish people. This was the second time Samuel did this. The first time was a small event in Mitzpah, when Saul...
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