The Daughters Of Zelophehad

Just as God advocated for the property rights of Zelophehad's daughters, we should work to create economic opportunities for those who have lacked them.

A Time For Zeal

People who translate zeal for God into violence must normally possess the qualities and ethics worthy of a covenant of peace.

Crimes of Passion

Only a passionate zealous act can respond adequately to sins and crimes of passion.

Zeal And Peace

How can we reconcile Pinchas' act of zealous violence and the covenant of peace he receives?

A Count Of Love

The census that occurs immediately after the plague for the sin with Midian reassures the Children of Israel that they are still God's partners in the covenant.

The Search for Moses’ Successor

In identifying Moses' successor, God emphasizes that inspiration, not passion or popularity, makes a successful leader.