Numbers 25:10−30:1

When Is Pinchas Read?

/ 19 Tammuz 5783
/ 21 Tammuz 5784
/ 23 Tammuz 5785


  • Pinchas is rewarded for killing the Israelite and the Midianite woman who cursed God. (25:10–15)
  • Israel fights a war against the Midianites. (25:16-18)
  • A second census is taken. (26:1–65)
  • The daughters of Zelophehad force a change in the laws of property inheritance. (27:1–11)
  • Joshua is chosen to be Moses' successor. (27:15–23)
  • The sacrificial ritual for all festival occasions is described in detail. (28:1–30:1)

Ten Minutes of Torah: Pinchas Commentary

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Transitions of Leadership: A ‘How to’ Guide from Parashat Pinchas

By: Beth Ellen Young

Global news seems to be filled with stories related to the transition of power and very different models of what that can look like. In the last month alone, we read that the Israeli coalition government was dissolved, the prime minister of the United Kingdom resigned, and the president of Sri Lanka fled the country.

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Listen to Podcasts About Pinchas

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat Pinchas in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

Bridging The Divide

Challenging the Rules

Religious Extremism

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