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Posts Tagged: Korach

June 23, 2017 11:35 am

The ‘Roswell Incident’ Could Be True — But It Isn’t

Next month will mark the 70th anniversary of a notorious episode known as the "Roswell incident." In July 1947 -- at a remote site northwest of Roswell, New Mexico -- a...

June 23, 2017 11:24 am

Korach: A Lesson in Conflict Resolution

The Korach rebellion was the single most dangerous challenge to Moses’ leadership during the 40 years that he led the people through the wilderness. The precise...

July 15, 2016 12:08 am

Can You Enjoy Someone Else’s Success?

One of the most beautiful human virtues is the ability to enjoy the achievements of others and encourage them to reach even higher goals. It’s...

June 29, 2016 5:36 am

Hierarchy and Politics: The Never-Ending Story

It was a classic struggle for power. The only thing that made it different from the usual dramas of royal courts, parliamentary meetings, or corridors...

June 20, 2014 4:02 pm

Judaism is a Religion of Men, Not Kings

"You have gone too far! The whole community are holy, every one of them, and the Lord is with them. Why then do you set...

May 28, 2014 7:13 am

Avoiding the Politics of Envy

Few things in the Torah are more revolutionary than its conception of leadership. Ancient societies were hierarchical. The masses were poor and prone to hunger and...

June 24, 2011 3:06 pm

Korach: Korach and John Lennon

Wise or Boorish? This week's portion, Korach, relates the tragic story of the mutiny staged by a man named Korach (Numbers chapter 16), who...

June 24, 2011 2:50 pm

Korach: The Spiritual Narcissist

This week's Torah reading deals with the rebellion of Korach, a cousin of Moses, who contends that he is just as deserving of leadership as...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...