Tag Archives: Pinchas

Balak (Numbers 22:2 – 25:9)

While looking for this week’s jokes, I saw a description of Balak, King of Moab, as “a few noodles short of a kugel.”  Not very bright.  He’s in a panic after hearing about the Israelites’ recent, nearby military victories, and … Continue reading

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Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1)

I’m baaack. Did you know there are over 400 wineries in Napa Valley and environs?  And we only got to 10 of them. Right, the Torah portion. We are basically in tying up loose ends mode.  The latest plague is … Continue reading

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Balak (Numbers 22:2 – 25:9)

I really should be sleeping. I have a 6AM flight to San Francisco tomorrow morning (yes, retirees get vacation too).  I will not be back in time to send out TPH – Balak next week, so you’re getting it now.  … Continue reading

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