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Parshas Korach English

Parshas Korach English

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Published by: Harav Michael Elkohen on Jun 22, 2012
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 D’ei Chochmah L’Nafshechah Parshas Korach
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Shalosh Seudos
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of 
 Parshas Korach
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“And Korah the son of Yitzhar the son of Kehas the son of Levi, took Dasan andAviram the sons of Eliav, and Ohn the son of Peles, sons of Reuben.”
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 “And Korach Separated Himself”
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—“And Korach took.” Rashi points out that this portion is explained
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—“beautifully”—in the Midrash of Rabbi Tanchuma. Rashi’s comment alludes tothe light that will shine during the ultimate future and will comfort us from our difficulttribulations during our long exile. The word —“beautiful”—has a numerical value of 95, which is the same as the total of 
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. Regarding the light of this unification,the prophet Zechariah said:
" ' "
—“On that day, Hashemwill be One and His Name will be One.”
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The word
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—“
will be
”—alludes to theultimate future when the Divine Name
"
 
will be changed to
"
. The unification of the
Shem HaVaYaH 
(26) and the Divine Name
 ADNI 
(65) “will become”
YHYH 
(30) with
 ADNI 
(65), which adds up to 95—the precise numerical value of the word
""
“beautiful.” This
 parshah
teaches us how to draw down this light of the future in the hereand now. Once we get a taste of this illumination we will also be comforted even in themidst of our exile.Rashi continues, “Korach ‘took himself’ to one side and was divided from thecongregation since he wished to protest the [fact that the priesthood was not given to
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The lesson was delivered at the third meal of Shabbos.
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 Bamidbar 
16:1-2
3
 
 Zechariah
14:9

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