God gives Pinhas a covenant of peace; 
God explains the apportionment of
 the Land of Israel; the daughters of 
Tzelophechad petition to inherit their
 father's portion; 
Moses appoints Joshua his successor.

Moses Sees the Promised Land from Afar 

(watercolor circa 1896–1902 by James Tissot)

The haftarah selection is from
 Kings I, 18:46-19:21.
The haftarah for Parashat Pinhas features the last,
 and perhaps most famous, biblical story about

Living during the reign of the evil Israelite
 king Ahab and his even-worse queen, Jezebel,
 Elijah gained a reputation for working
 miracles and crusading against idolatry.
 The haftarah begins just after Elijah has 
slaughtered 450 worshipers of Ba'al

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Moses Names Joshua To Succeed Him
 (woodcut by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld 
from the 1860 Bible in Pictures)


parashat pinchas

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