Korach
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Harav Yehuda Amital Halakha and Aggada Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Dispute and Harmony Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Dispute that is Not for the Sake of Heaven Sometimes, as we approach parashat Korach, we become so involved in lofty ideas and concepts that there is a danger of forgetting what Korach actually did, and the main lesson to be learned from the parasha. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Dangers of Stability Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital The Wholeness of Yaakov Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Materialism and Spirituality in the Congregation of Korach The burning fire and the consumption of meat that are involved in the sacrifices do not contradict one another; rather, they are complementary. The holy and the profane proceed together in the service of God, and they should not be separated. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Baruch Gigi Aspiring to Greatness "And Korach, son of Yitzhar, son of Kehat, son of Levi; and Datan and Aviram, sons of Eliav; and On, son of Pelet, [these latter] being members of the tribe of Reuven, took –. And they rose up before Moshe, along with personages from among Bnei Yisrael – two hundred and fifty princes of the people, called to the assembly – men of renown." (Bamidbar 16:1-2) The midrash addresses the difficulty in understanding these verses: What does the Torah mean by telling us that Korach "took"? Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Korach and His Followers The story of Korach's revolt is followed by a detailed outline of the matenot kehuna, the "gifts" that Benei Yisrael must give the kohanim. This section constitutes a response to the two factions that participated in the revolt. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Materialism and Spirituality among the Rebels Two groups opposed to Moshe united under Korach’s leadership. Yet these two groups had very different motivations, distinguished by their respective attitudes to the material world. Accordingly, Moshe treated each group differently. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yaakov Medan The Dispute of Korach and His Company The story of Korach and his company as relayed in this week's parasha presents a number of different groups with different complaints. Why do these complaints surface only now, and what is Korach's plan in unifying them? Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital "He Shall Not Be Like Korach and his Congregation" Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital "All the Community is Holy" vs. "You Shall be Holy to God" Sichot Roshei Yeshiva