The Torah portion Jews around the world will read this week (on Shabbat, June 24, 2017) is called, Korach (Bamidbar, 16:1-18:32). It tells the story of a rebellious leader who accuses Moshe, the G-d-appointed leader of the Jewish people, of a variety of offenses. According to Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808-1888), this is a rebellion against Moshe's leadership (Hirsch commentary on the Torah, translated by Isaac Levy, Judaica Press, 1966, Bamidbar, p. 270). As a result, Korach-the-rebel, along with 250 men who have joined him, perish: the earth opens and swallows them.
Here, now, is a fake news story about that rebellion-and-punishment. With so much fake (anti-Israel) news these days, it seems appropriate to offer fake news of a different kind.
This fakery comes from a site called, PreOccupied Territory. This is a fake news story about Korach, Hamas tunnels and, of course, fake accusations against Israel. It's print date is June 20, 2017. It suggests what a news report might look like if a miracle such as this would occur today. Here's an excerpt: