What is the significance of the fact that the war with Sichon happened during Elul and that the war with Og happened right after Succos, as the Jews stood at the border of the land of Israel? Why was Moshe concerned about this war with Og – what merit did the Jewish people lack, and what merit did Og have? What is the difference between the wars that were fought then and the future wars immediately before Moshiach comes? What was Bilaam’s mistaken approach that angered Hashem? How can we find merit in a time of judgment and cross over into the Holy Land?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.