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A Lesson in Conflict Resolution (Korach 5777)

The Korach rebellion was the single most dangerous challenge to Moses’ leadership during the forty years that he led the people through the wilderness The precise outline of events is difficult to follow, probably because the events themselves were tumultuous and disorderly The narrative makes it clear, however, that the rebels came from different groups, each of whom had different reasons... Read more

Freedom Needs Patience (Shelach Lecha 5777)

Whose idea was it to send the spies? According to this week’s sedra, it was God. The Lord said to Moses, … Read more

Leadership Beyond Despair (Beha’alotecha 5777)

Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible, is remarkable for the extreme realism with which it portrays human character. Its heroes are not … Read more