Karin Fleisch

Karin Fleisch

Karin Fleisch is an independent food security consultant and very recent graduate of NYU Wagner, where she pursued a master's degree in public administration as a Dean's Scholar. Prior to beginning her graduate work at NYU, Karin spent five years at the Food Bank for New York City, managing the team that monitors and supports NYC’s 1000+ food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Uri L’Tzedek and as a Kol Tzedek fellow with AJWS. Karin can be reached at karinfleisch@gmail.com.

Balak

Featuring a magician, sorcery and a talking donkey, Parashat Balak is a paranormal parashah. Despite including these somewhat less relatable features, however, the parashah offers us profound and relevant lessons about the very mundane and human behavior of listening. The parashah details Moabite King Balak’s unsuccessful attempt to curse the Israelites by contracting Bilam, a …Read More

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