Rabbi Marcus – Shelach L’cha

This week’s sedra deals with the sad episode of the M’raglim – the 12 spies sent by Moshe at the behest of the nation who, on approaching the ‘promised’ land sought information as to what sort of land it was.  This was despite the fact that both G-d and Moshe had told the people that the land was good.  Other than Joshua and Calev, the spies returned with a report that demoralised the people who subsequently lost faith in their ability to take possession of their divinely ordained inheritance.

Comment on this article

Latest from the blog

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi VideoRabbi Marcus – Naso

Naso contains a variety of seemingly unrelated subjects. The Sidra informs us of the various tasks of the Levites; the sanctity of marriage, the laws pertaining to a…

Building-Bridges-4-feat Building Bridges Walk – 4th June

COME AND JOIN US ON OUR INTERFAITH WALK ON SUNDAY 4th JUNE 2017 START TIME: 2PM (Duration approx. 3 hours) MEETING PLACE: TBC upon booking PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE…

Photo of Rabbi Barry Marcus VideoRabbi Marcus MBE – Bamidbar

This Sidra reports in detail the census of all adult males fit for military duty. This census was taken in the second year after the exodus from Egypt.

Read more from the blog