Peter J. Weidhorn

Morality in War, Then and Now

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Jonathan E. Blake

June 11, 2013
We begin our parashah in the fortieth, and thus, final year of Israel's desert trek toward the Promised Land. The people are encamped on the eastern side of the Jordan River, opposite Jericho. The Israelites are preparing to enter Eretz Yisrael as a trained fighting force, ready to dispossess the...