Thursday, July 12, 2012

Rashi Questions for Pinchas

According to Rashi...
1. In what way did some people ridicule Pinchas?  (25:11)
2. What indication are we given as to the extent of Midian's hatred for Israel?  (25:15)
3. Why did Moshe hold a census at this time?  (26:1)
4. Why wasn't the Ozni family called by its proper name?  (26:16)
5. Why was Asher's daughter Serach mentioned here?  (26:46)
6. How did the women of Israel react to the sin of the spies?  (26:64)
7. How did Moshe convince Yehoshua to take the leadership position?  (27:22)
8. What holiday has the most animal offerings?  What do those offerings correspond to?  (29:12)