Shelach – Unusual Interpretations 28

By |2013-05-29T08:20:42-07:00May 29th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                           By Israel Drazin   The following are surprising interpretations of the biblical portion Shelach (Numbers 13:1-15:41) raise interesting ideas concerning interpreting the Torah.   Seemingly contradictory biblical texts In 13:2, God instructs Moses to send spies to reconnoiter Canaan; apparently he is initiating the enterprise. However, Deuteronomy 1:22 reports that the Israelites [...]