Pinchas: Ideas and Resources

English: The Numbering of the Israelites, as i...

English: The Numbering of the Israelites, as in Numbers 1, engraving by Henri Félix Emmanuel Philippoteaux (1815–1884) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aharon’s grandson is rewarded for killing the Israelite man and the Moabite princess from last week (Balak). The Israelites participate in a census that counts 601,730 men between the ages of twenty and sixty. Lots are drawn for land, and Tzelofchad’s daughters cause the rewriting of the laws of inheritance when they petition for land since their father died without sons. Moshe prepares Yehoshua (Joshua) to take over for him. And last, we review all the offerings, both daily and for the festivals.

Links: Here are the Aish,, and Chabad pages on Pinchas. Here are some coloring sheets, a parsha song, and a fun video from Itche Kadoozy. Check out this cute parsha summary and this cartoon.


Make a daughters of  Tzelofchad paper doll chain

Here is a cake of the “lots” drawn this week

Here is a Pinchas curriculum, including parsha sequencing (Sorry, I can’t turn the picture!)

What kinds of things are you doing this week?

About Amital

A die-hard listmaker and observant Jewish mommy of 5, managing the challenges of life bit by bit with the help of a Shalom Bayit book and lists. And chocolate, of course. Lots of chocolate.

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