What Does It Mean To Be Zealous For God?

A Lesson From The Great Zealots In The Bible

Rabbi David Fohrman
Rabbi David Fohrman


The midrash tells us that Pinchas, the title character of this parsha, and Eliyahu, the prophet of Kings, are one and the same. In this week's parsha video, Rabbi Fohrman compares these two characters and asks, what does it mean to be zealous for God?

To learn about the original act of zealotry, watch the Ki Tisa course referenced in this video: "Moshe's Benevolent Chutzpah."

For premium members, Rabbi Fohrman dives deeper into this topic in his course "Elijah: What Is A Defender Of God?"