In the Torah portion of “Chukat” (Numbers 19:1–22:1) we read about the “fiasco at the rock.”
The Jewish people needed water, so God told Moses to SPEAK to a certain rock that would give the people water. Instead, Moses HITS the rock – twice.
The people get water but the scene is chaotic, culminating with Moses’ and Aaron’s worst nightmare: They were banned on entering the Land of Israel seemingly because they didn’t follow God’s instructions: “speak” not “hit.”
Rabbi Enkin presents a detailed look at what exactly was the sin of Moses and Aaron – and what we can learn from it. Get ready to uncover layers in the story you never knew existed!