Balak: Vision and Perception

Posted by Alex Israel on July 5, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Balak


In this week’s Pardes from Jerusalem podcast, Rabbi Alex Israel looks at what the difference is between a blessing and a curse? Bilaam is praised as the man whose “eyes are open,” but he cannot see what his donkey sees! What is the secret of vision?

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About Alex Israel

Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more.

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