Was Hitting The Rock So Horrible?

The Reason Moses Had To Speak To The Rock

Rabbi David Fohrman
Rabbi David Fohrman


In this week's parsha, we are introduced to the strange episode of Moses hitting the rock. Because of this small infraction, we are told, Moses will not be entering the land with the people of Israel. Why? What was the small act of Moses talking to the rock meant to teach the people of Israel?

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