Shoftim- It IS our problem!!

Towards the end of our sedra, Moshe broaches a very integral law for keeping justice in the soon-to-be recaptured Eretz Yisrael– the topic of Egla Arufa. If a dead body is found on a stretch of land outside of the boundaries of an Israeli city, and no one can figure out who committed the crime, […]

Pinchas- Making Tough Choices for Peace

Our sedra, Parshat Pinchas, opens with Hashem praising the aforementioned Kohen for his initiative: פִּינְחָס בֶּן אֶלְעָזָר בֶּן אַהֲרֹן הַכֹּהֵן הֵשִׁיב אֶת חֲמָתִי מֵעַל בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּקַנְאוֹ אֶת קִנְאָתִי בְּתוֹכָם וְלֹא כִלִּיתִי אֶת בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּקִנְאָתִי. לָכֵן אֱמֹר הִנְנִי נֹתֵן לוֹ אֶת בְּרִיתִי שָׁלוֹם. Pinchas ben Elazar ben Aharon the Kohen has turned away my […]