Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Audio Shiur: Chukat - Dealing with Tragedy in Jewish Life

Audio Shiur:

Parshat Chukat - Dealing with Tragedy in Jewish Life
This shiur begins with a discussion of the phenomenon of Israeli religious widows who marry but do not register their marriage in order to continue receiving their pensions. This issue frames the story of Mei Merivah - the episode which results in Moshe's punishment and his banishment from the Land of Israel.

Click here for the audio link, or listen in the handy audio player supplied below.