Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Audio Shiur: Parshat Chukat - the Rock of Og

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Chukat - the Rock of Og

The end of Chukat tells the cryptic story of the Battle with Og, the King of Bashan. Rashi, the Little Midrash Says and the Gemara in Brachot tell the fantastic story of Og's rock (more like mountain), his amazing height, and his Achilles' Heel. What do we do with such a story? And why does it appear in the Shulchan Aruch? Listen and find out. You can also see the picture from the Little Midrash Says on the Left - click on it to see it full size. Thanks to digital assistant Simcha Spolter for his help in scanning the picture.

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