Parasha Balak

Parasha Balak

This week we read the Parasha "Balak" found in the book of Bamidvar (Numbers 22,2 - 25,9)

The Sefer HaJinuj points out that in this Parashat the Torah does not command us any mitzvah However, we can always find a lot to learn, since with each letter, the Torah comes to teach us something very important for our lives, let's see ...

Bilam supposed that the Creator would agree to curse the Jewish people if he “reminded” him how promptly and frequently he had rebelled against him during his forty years in the desert.

-Love conquers hatred-

וַיָּקָם בִּלְעָם בַּבֹּקֶר וַיַּחֲבֹשׁ אֶת אֲתֹנוֹ וגו ' : (במדבר כב: כא)
"Bilam got up in the morning and saddled his donkey" (Numbers 22:21)

Bilam passionately hated the Creator and his emissaries, the Jewish people. Early in the morning he sought to undertake his evil mission: he went to the Creator to “remind” him how quickly the Jews had rebelled against Him. To this, the Eternal replied that this speed had been preceded by that of the patriarch Abraham: Abraham She had gotten up early in the morning to carry out with love and devotion the order that He gave her to sacrifice her son Isaac. The merit of Abraham's love for the Creator outweighed Balaam's hatred. The Jewish people inherited the love of Abraham; their rebellions in the desert were only temporary raptures in their inherent and eternal devotion to the Blessed Creator.

Similarly, every time we attempt to repair the damage we may have caused by deliberately disregarding the Creator's will, the form The safest way to compensate for such sins is by strengthening our love for Him. This love will in turn transform past sins into motivation for good deeds. Just as the Creator transformed Balaam's curses into blessings, we too can always transform “curses” into blessings.
(Excerpts from Daily Wisdom, comments on the Parasha)

Dedicated for the healing of all the sick of Am Israel and the world, and for the success of all those in need and for those who spread the Emunah.

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