Shelach

Age-old battle??

But My servant Caleb, because a different spirit was with him and he followed Me wholeheartedly, I shall bring him into the land to which he came, and his offspring shall possess it" (Numbers 14:24).

This part of the Parsha delegates the reward that Calev received for his opposition to the…

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Shelach

But…

They reported to him and said, “We arrived at the land to which you sent us, and indeed it flows with milk and honey, and this is its fruit. But – the people that dwells in the land is powerful, the cities are fortified and very great, and we also…

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Hoshea or Yehoshua: what was his name?

Why at this juncture (posuk 15, perek 13) did Moshe call Hoshea, Yehoshua when Hashem had previously told Moshe (Parshas Beshalach posuk 14, perek 17) to remind YEHOSHUA of the continual fight against Amalek and the Torah calls Yehoshua by that name on many occassions prior to Parshas Shelach Lechah? …

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You cried for nothing

 

In this week’s parshah we find the tragic episode of the spies; “You cried for nothing, therefore I    (G-d) will establish a crying for generations” (Medrash). Poised to enter the Promised Land of Israel, the Bnei Yisroel send out spies to investigate the state of this land. Upon returning,…

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