Ohr Hachayim Numbers: Matot
Individuality in the Crowd
I have a visceral aversion to crowds. I’m not sure where it stems from. Perhaps the days of getting trampled at protests, with only bruised toes and ribs to show for my idealism. Perhaps it’s the anonymity in the horde. Or perhaps the mindless force of a mob.
[The rest of this Torah Insight is at http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/individuality-in-the-crowd/]