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Parashas Chukat (2004 - 2007)


Chukat 1a

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Chp. 19 verses 1 - 16: Introduction, begins with the laws of the "Red Heifer" the ultimate statute.

Chukat 1b

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Chp. 19 verse 17 - Chp. 20 verse - 13: Continues with the laws of the Red Heifer. Chp. 20 begins with the death of Miriam. The people complain to Moshe and Aaron about the lack of water. Hashem tells Moshe to talk to the rock and it will bring forth water, but he hits the rock twice. Hashem then informs Moshe, that because he did not fulfill G-ds command properly he would not lead the people into the land.

Chukat 2b

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Chp. 20 verse 14 - Chp. 21 verse 20: Moshe sends messengers to the king of Edom asking for permission to pass through his land, he refuses. They travel to mount Hor and there Aaron dies and is succeeded by his son Elazar, and all the people mourn for him. Chp. 21, begins with the Amalekie attacking they defeat them. The people begin to complain about the conditions in the desert. Hashem punishes them with poisonous snakes and scorpions which kill many of the people. They repent and Hashem tells Moshe to make a copper snake and hang it on a pole and those that look at it will not die. They continue to travel in the wilderness. Hashem performs a miracle for them at the valley of Arnon. When they become aware of this miracle they compose a song of praise to Hashem.

Chukat 2c

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Chp. 21 verses 20 - 35: Continues with the song of praise to Hashem. Moshe sends messengers to Sichon the king of the Amorites to allow them to pass through his land. He refuses and attacks them. He is defeated and all his lands are taken by the Jews. They then turn their attention to Og the king of Bashan and Hashem tells Moshe not to fear him. He too is defeated and his lands are possessed by the Jewish nation.


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