Chukat – Unusual Interpretations 30

By |2013-06-12T08:21:50-07:00June 12th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                    By Israel Drazin   Commentaries on the biblical portion Chukat (Numbers 19:1-21:35) raise theological questions such as, are biblical laws rational, is original sin a Jewish concept, did pagan practices influence Torah laws, and obscurities in the Torah.   Is a chok a biblical law that has no reasonable basis? Rashi influenced [...]