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Parashat Shelach – Self Confidence

וַנְּהִי בְעֵינֵינוּ כַּחֲגָבִים וְכֵן הָיִינוּ בְּעֵינֵיהֶם We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and so we were in their eyes.   The Jews sent an advance team of spies, at the people’s insistence, into Eretz Yisrael. Kind of a last “checkup” before the “operation” of finally going in. For reasons beyond the scope of...

Parashat Shelach – The Secret To Success

וַיַּהַס כָּלֵב…וַיֹּאמֶר עָלֹה נַעֲלֶה וְיָרַשְׁנוּ אֹתָהּ כִּי יָכוֹל נוּכַל לָהּ And Kalev silenced… and he said, “We can surely go up and take possession of it, for we can indeed overcome it.” – The Jewish nation was in shock. The long awaited salvation, the goal they’d been hoping and praying for, was so close they...

Parashat Shelach – Emunah That Lacks

שְׁלַח לְךָ אֲנָשִׁים Send for yourself men – It seems very strange that Moshe sent the spies, and that Hashem agreed, despite the fact that Moshe suspected (and Hashem knew) that it would be a spectacular failure. Why would they want to bring forty years of suffering and death to the nation? Rabbi Moshe Feinstein...

Parashat Shelach – Bias

אֶרֶץ אֹכֶלֶת יוֹשְׁבֶיהָ הִיא The land consumes its inhabitants – The Jewish nation insisted on sending out spies to Eretz Yisrael to size it up before any attempt at conquest. Spies went out, and ten out of twelve of them returned with bad things to say about it, one being that people are dying there all the...

Parashat Shelach – Be Very Careful

וַיִּקְרָא משֶׁה לְהוֹשֵׁעַ בִּן נוּן יְהוֹשֻׁעַ And Moshe called Hoshea bin Nun “Yehoshua” – In this week’s Parashah, Moshe, at the request of the nation, sends twelve spies to gather information about Eretz Yisrael. Before they left Moshe called aside his close student, Hoshea, who was to be one of the spies, and added the...

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