How does one merit “bris shalom … [the] covenant of peace?” (Numbers 25:12) 


 Bilaam was a novi.[1] A novi can give unique service to Hashem. His task in life is to transmit Hashem’s will and thereby elevate the entire world. But, like every opportunity, it is a two-edged sword. Spiritually-powerful people need humility in order to ensure that they use their power properly. Who was more powerful than Dovid Hamelech? Yet Dovid says, “I am a worm.” (Psalm 22) 


Why is a human corpse the basic source of impurity? 


How could Korach and his followers have rebelled against Moshe Rabbeinu (Moses)? 



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