Vol 38.06 - Behaalotecha 2 Spanish French Audio Video
|Hebrew Text: Chumash Talmud Bavli Talmud Yerushalmi|
(5750) (Num. 12:3): "And the man Moses was exceedingly humble etc" - The connection between humbleness and prophecy; The difference between the text of Talmud Bavli to Talmud Yerushalmi at the end of tractate Sotah. "'Alas, the humble man! Alas, the pious man!(Chasid)".
Three levels in humility and their differences regarding prophecy;
Explanation of the story in Talmud Yerushalmi (ibid) about Hillel Hazaken, Shmuel HaKatan and R'Eliezer ben Horkenus.
The conclusion of Sotah in the Yerushalmi is: “It happened that the elders entered the loft of Bais Gediyah in Yericho, and a Heavenly Voice proclaimed that ‘there are two among you who are worthy of the Divine Spirit, and Hillel the Elder is one of them.’ Those present speculated [that the other was] Shmuel Hakaton (the Small). Once again the elders entered the loft in Yavneh, and a Heavenly Voice proclaimed to them that ‘there are two among you who are worthy of the Divine Spirit, and Shmuel Hakaton is one of them.’ Those present speculated [that the other was] Rabbi Eliezer ben Horkenus; and were happy that their opinion coincided with G-d’s opinion (that the first time they had speculated it was Shmuel Hakaton who was the other person worthy of the Divine Spirit — and now at the second time they had been shown to be correct).”
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