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Why was Moses not allowed to enter the Land?

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03.07.2021

In a nutshell

At the end of parashat Balak, Pinchas, Aharon’s grandson, kills Zimri, the Nassi of shevet Shimon, who publicly takes a Midianite princess into a tent, Pinchas kills them both, attempting to stop the plague raging among the people. He is rewarded for his act, as G‑d grants him a covenant of peace and the priesthood.

Mosheh is instructed on how the Land is to be divided among the tribes of Israel. We also learn about the five daughters of Zelophehad’s successful plea for land rights. Joshua is chosen and empowered by Mosheh to succeed him and lead the people into the Land of Israel.

As the parashah sets out laws for the Jewish holidays, listing the daily offerings, and the additional offerings brought on........

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