This short animated video by G-dcast presents the weekly parashah (Torah portion) in an entertaining, insightful, and relevant way.
1. Balak, the king of Moab, requests Balaam's help to curse the Israelites, but God tells Balaam that the Israelites are blessed. 2. After engaging in a fight with his donkey, Balaam blesses the Israelites. 3. Balaam says, "How goodly are your tents, oh Jacob, your dwelling places, oh Israel…" (24:5) 4. The Israelites joined with the Moabites in sacrificing to their god, Baal-peor. 5. God is furious and a plague breaks out.