Rabbi Chaim RichmanRabbi Chaim Richman is the Director of the International Department of The Temple Institute in Jerusalem.
The Thin Red Line:
Parashat Chukat describes so many seemingly unrelated events, yet it is the profound fundamental truth contained in the commandment of the red heifer - parah adumah - that ties all these events so tightly together.
The red heifer is a commandment for which we are given no reason.
One was recently born in America.