Two Minutes of Torah

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04 Jul: Two Minutes of Torah | Korach | Numbers 16:1−18:32

When do we challenge authority and with what intent? Our parsha this week includes not one, but two rebellions against Moses and Aaron: one over Aaron‘s priestly authority and the other about Moses‘ civic leadership. Some scholars argue that there are two conflicting narratives woven into one here, and the message is essentially the same: the power-hungry will never prevail. Korach levels a claim against Aaron & Moses, citing the holiness of every…