The annexation question and the Book of Numbers

A thread connects between the Torah portions, COVID-19, the George Floyd protests and the contentious issue of Israeli annexation.

Rabbi Chaim Richman and Jim Long ,

Trump Middle East peace plan conceptual map
Trump Middle East peace plan conceptual map
Taken from the "Vision for Peace"

The Torah portion Behalotcha read this week in the Diaspora features an incident that shares a theme with the portion of Shelach, read this week in Israel: Rebellion against the Land of Israel and a lack of faith in G-d’s promise that Israel can enter the Land and prosper…yet love and devotion to Hashem shines through as well.

Rabbi Chaim Richman and Jim Long closely examine a thread that connects between these Torah portions and the burning issues of the day, from COVID-19 to George Floyd protests to the contentious issue of Israeli annexation.

Our hosts find that the template and pattern of the challenges facing us today is foreshadowed by the teachings of these Torah portions, shedding bright light on the foibles of human nature which Hashem’s Torah empowers us to overcome.



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