In each generation, the Jew has an obligation to follow and interpret the Torah, assuring that the Sinaic tradition will endure and never die out.
The revelation at Mount Sinai of the Torah remains a mystery as to what exactly happened and what exactly was heard.
The parasha is called Yitro because it begins with the story of Jethro coming to the Israelites’ encampment.
The monastery lies at the foot of Mount Sinai, by tradition the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments.
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