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Contrary to popular misconception, the rabbis were not afraid that a piece of chicken has the same appearance as a piece of meat
Elisheba appears just once in the Torah. To learn more, we dig deep into rabbinic and kabbalistic texts…
If striking the rock was so awful, why was it okay so many years earlier? Why didn't Moses follow G-d's simple instructions? Why did this seemingly minor offense have such severe consequences?
The details differ (a tiger raised in a Brooklyn apartment, a circus lion losing it in the ring) but the basic story is the same: a large cat "suddenly" sheds its domesticated persona and... well, you don't want to be in its way when that happens
Take this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Chukat-Balak.
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