HEARTS & MINDS

June 23rd, 2021

In Parshat Balak, Balaam tries to curse the Jewish people, but, as the Talmud teaches us (Sanhedrin 105b), God transformed Balaam’s curses into blessings. The most famous of those blessings is “how goodly are your tents Jacob, your sanctuaries Israel” – a statement uttered each morning as we enter our synagogues for prayers. Rabbi Dunner shares a Nesivos Sholom to explain why this particular blessing was the one that endured for all time.

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The shocking challenge to Moses’ authority by his cousin Korach has generated countless explanations and moral lessons. Rabbi Dunner shares some ideas from his grandfather’s commentary on the Torah, Mikdash... Read More

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