(16:1-18:32) Korach refuses to accept the leadership of Moses and Aaron. He and his assembly are killed by an earthquake.
Korach felt slighted that Moses didn’t select him for a prominent communal position and found 250 leaders to join him in a rebellion. And they rose up before Moses with two hundred and fifty men, princes of the congregation. (ibid. 16:2)One of the conspirators was Ohn ben Peles. The Midrash says that his wife convinced him to separate […]