Forty days without Moses is a long time.
The moral trajectory of Moses, his development as a man and leader, can be traced in the ongoing struggle between his mighty hand and his slow tongue
Even after idolatry seemingly disappeared from our lives – we see that it actually hasn’t
The Torah learner is a full partner in the creation.
Robert Altar pushes back against modern translations, which he thinks interpret too much and translate too little.
This week’s parasha, Chukat, is an important one for the nation as it finally moves toward entry into the Land of Israel.
Those who were on a long journey or declared ritually impure could partake of the Passover holiday one month later, according to the Bible. Today, Second Passovers is still commemorated.
What eternal slavery did Pharaoh introduce from which only God’s salvation could liberate us?
“They were very frightened, and the children of Israel cried out to the Lord. They said to Moses... ‘What is this that you have done to us to take us out of Egypt?"
The monastery lies at the foot of Mount Sinai, by tradition the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments.