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This week's Torah Portion: 

38 KORACH - KORAH - NUMBERS 16:1-18:32

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וַיִּקַּח קֹרַח בֶּן־יִצְהָר בֶּן־קְהָת בֶּן־לֵוִי וְדָתָן וַאֲבִירָם בְּנֵי אֱלִיאָב וְאֹון בֶּן־פֶּלֶת בְּנֵי רְאוּבֵֽן

Vayikach Korach ben-Yitz'har ben-K'hat ben-Levi v'datan va'aviram b'ney eli'av v'on ben-pelet b'ney re'uven

"Now Korach the son of Yitz'har, the son of K'hat, the son of Levi, along with Datan and Aviram, the sons of Eli'av, and On, the son of Pelet, descendants of Re'uven, took men and..."


This is Parashat Korach. This is the telling of the story of the disloyalty of Korach, son of a Levite, and that rebellious bunch that followed him. I call it disloyalty owing to the fact that this complaint of Korach’s was an audience designed to address the current leadership of Moshe and Aharon. However, knowing Korach’s heart, a better-suited term might be open mutiny!
— Parashat Korach