Monthly Archives: June 2018

Korah – Perasha Synopsis

Perashat Korah, begins describing an outright rebellion with an attempt to overthrow against Moshe and Aharon as he leaders of the Children of Israel. The leader of the rebellion was their own cousin Korah and his family. Like in any political rebellion, the leader of the rebellion must attract a popular following. Korah posed as […]

Shelah Lekha – Thoughts on the Perasha

Shouting fire in a crowded theater” is a popular metaphor for speech or actions made for the principal purpose of creating unnecessary panic. The phrase is a paraphrasing of Justice Oliver Wendell Holme’s Jr.  opinion in the United States Supreme Court. As Justice Holmes wrote:”The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a […]