Israel: MATOT – Galut: PINCHAS Readings

Israel: Matot (Numbers 30:2-32:42)

Galut: Pinchas (Numbers 25:10 – 30:1):
Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel:

»Divesting himself of any personal interests, Pinchas stands up, enters the fray and stops the plague devastating his brothers. He has literally outdone himself and achieves a new reality. So too, the daughters of Tzelaphchad petition Moshe and G-d Himself, out of selfless love for the land. Pinchas is rewarded an eternal covenant of the kehunah (priesthood), and the five sisters, the daughters of Tzelaphchad, are rewarded an eternal inheritance in the land itself«…more:

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