Rabbi Enkin takes a fascinating look at the Jewish perspective on warfare, captives, spoils, torture and more.
The Torah portion of “Matot-Maasei” (Numbers 30:2-36:13) includes the story of the Jews’ “revenge attack” on the Midianites.
After the Midianite women successfully enticed Jewish men into idolatry and immorality, God told Moses to take revenge: Kill them all. Men and women. Plunder their possessions. Take the spoils!
What’s going on here? A revenge war? Extermination of a nation? Free license for unlimited looting? Is this the Jewish way?
Rabbi Enkin takes a fascinating look at what the Torah says about warfare, captives, spoils, torture and more!
PLANT FRUIT TREES IN ISRAEL BEFORE SABBATICAL BEGINS!
TIME RUNNING OUT to make the Land even more fruitful while helping Israeli farmers offset financial losses from Covid, Hamas arson fires and the upcoming Sabbatical year.
“…the seventh year shall be a complete rest for the Land…”
“…I will ordain My blessing for you…” (Leviticus 25:4,21)