The People and the Book: People of the tent
The ‘tent’ must be seen as idea, not abode.
By ESTHER ORENSTEIN LAPIAN
July 8, 2015 11:48
4 minute read.
Painting by Pepe Fainberg.
(photo credit: PEPE FAINBERG)
The Torah portion Balak is read on Shabbat, July 4.BLESSINGS OR curses? The question surfaces each year as we approach the Torah portion Balak. Most of Balaam’s utterances are either obscure or ambivalent. With time, however, many of his oracles have come to resonate with an eerie predictive nature.
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