Posts tagged Inheritance Law

Pinchas (Son of Eleazar the Priest)


Numbers 25:10 to 30:1 In Biblical times at the time of a death, all property was inherited by the male heirs. Five women – the daughters of Zelophehad – requested a change so that their father’s property could stay within their family even though there were no sons to inherit it. In the time of […]

Pinchas (Grandson of Aaron)


Numbers 25:19 to 30:1 This portion discusses two different issues that faced Moses … and are still major issues in our day. First, zealotry… Pinchas is rewarded for killing two people engaged in an act against God…. Second, five women speak up for women’s rights as they challenge the laws of inheritance before God and […]

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