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Torah Talk for Parashat Chukat

June 28, 2017 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Hashem instructs Moshe and Aaron regarding the parah adumah (red heifer); Miriam dies; to bring forth water, Moshe hits a rock rather than speaking to it; Aharon dies.

One of the more bizarre episodes in the Torah appears in this parasha: the story of the brass serpent (21:4-9). Read more >