Category: Shelach Lecha

BEWARE OF GOD-BELIEVING HERESY

Earlier this week thousands of Satmar Hasidim gathered at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island,... Read More

GOOD OR EVIL? MAKE UP YOUR MIND

The tragic story of the spies dominates Parshat Shlach. Twelve Israelite princes were dispatched to... Read More

THE DANGER OF HUBRIS

This Tuesday morning we only had nine men for shacharit -- until a few moments... Read More

HOW THE SPIES GOT IT WRONG

The most tragic episode of all for the Exodus generation was the story of the... Read More

THE DANGERS OF GROUP DYNAMICS

A couple of months ago I wrote a piece about the German-born social psychologist, Kurt... Read More

TWO SETS OF SPIES FORTY YEARS APART

Parshat Shelach contains the sad story of the Meraglim, the twelve spies sent by Moshe... Read More

EVERYONE IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO CORRUPTION

You are probably familiar with the political crisis currently raging in Europe following the UK's... Read More

THE DANGERS OF AGENDA DRIVEN TRUTH

Exactly sixty-six years ago this week, George Orwell published his groundbreaking novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. One... Read More