The power of speech differentiates man from all of creation. And with the power of speech comes the power to bring good into the world and sanctify creation, or to bring evil into the world, and denigrate creation. Moshe used speech to achieve the former. Bila’am, the heathen prophet, used speech to achieve the latter.
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Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9)
Parashat Balak is read on Shabbat:
Tammuz 12, 5769/July 4, 2009
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