Shabbat Parashat Korach | 5768
Korach | 25 Sivan 5768 | 6/28/2008
This week we will try to understand how Moshe’s actions in the aftermath of the conflict with Korach impacted on generations. Korach and his close associates were joined by a group of 250 prominent people. Moshe challenged them to sacrifice incense in troughs of copper. As a result, the opposition of Moshe and Aharon were killed by a fire from Heaven.
Question: A friend of mine goes to a hospital that has Jewish patients to make Kiddush on behalf of those who are unable to do so. When Shabbat begins late and people eat before Shabbat, he makes Kiddush before accepting Shabbat and returns home. Can his Kiddush still work for others?
We will now examine in regard to what mitzvot the dispute of yeish kinyan or ein kinyan (a non-Jew has or does not have the ability to remove the sanctity of Eretz Yisrael) applies.
Vol. 45 of Halacha Psuka is dedicated to looking back at the past year, both regarding joint action and decisions of the cooperative batei din (Mishpat V’Halacha B’Yisrael, the Gazit network, and Mishp’tei Eretz) and in summarizing some fundamental principles found in the piskei din that were presented
This edition of Hemdat Yamim is dedicated in loving memory of
R ' Meir ben Yechezkel Shraga Brachfeld
Hemdat Yamim is endowed by Les & Ethel Sutker of
Max and Mary Sutker
and Louis and Lillian Klein, z”l.
A weekly divrei Torah leaflet: A Glimpse at the Parasha, Ask the Rabbi, From the writings of Harav Avraham Yitzchak Hakohen Kook, zt”l, Pninat Mishpat (Jewish Monetary Law).