EXODUS, BUT BY WHOSE MIGHTY HAND?

January 2nd, 2019

In the preamble to Parshat Va’era, God assures Moses that the Israelites will be freed by a “mighty hand” – not once, but twice.

But whose forceful hand will finally dispatch the Jews from Egypt – will it be God’s hand, or Pharaoh’s?

The answer seems obvious, but as it turns out, it is anything but obvious! So much so, that this very point plays an integral part in the bitter debate regarding the legitimacy of modern Zionism and the State of Israel.

In this shiur, Rabbi Dunner uncovers one of the most obscure theological debates of Jewish modernity, with profound implications for Jewish hegemony over Eretz Yisrael.

PARSHAT VA’ERA 2019 – SOURCE SHEET

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