The tragic story of the spies dominates Parshat Shlach.
Twelve Israelite princes were dispatched to Canaan as spies. Ten came back with a dreadful description of the land. Rashi describes them all as fine upstanding men of caliber. Elsewhere they are described as evil.
So which was it? Surely Moses would never have sent them had they been evil? How did such wonderful people perpetrate such devastation, causing their nation to remain desert wanderers for the next forty years?
Rabbi Dunner unravels the narrative, unlocking the powerful secrets of this enigmatic tragedy.