Torah Talk for Parashat Pinchas
July 27, 2016 by
In this parasha, Hashem gives Pinchas, the grandson of Aharon, a covenant of peace; Hashem explains to Moshe the distribution of the Land of Israel to male heirs in their respective tribes; the daughters of Tzelophchad petition to inherit their father’s portion; and Moshe appoints Yehoshua (Joshua) as his successor.
This parasha also contains a second census of all males from 20 years of age and up. As is so often the case in the Torah, both a practical reason and a philosophical reason stand behind this census. Read more >