Yisro – finding the true God
What is the significance of Yisro ‘hearing’ about the miracles Hashem performed for the Jewish people? Why does he first speak about Elokim, and only then about Hashem (Havaya)? What new information does Moshe give to Yisro, causing him to rejoice? What does he mean when he says, ‘Now I knows that Hashem (Havaya) is greater than all of the other gods (elohim)? What is the significance of the meal of Yisro and it being in front of Elokim? Why does he bring sacrifice to Elokim (as opposed to Havaya)? Why does the Torah seem to connect this story to the following story where Yisro advises Moshe to delegate power to others?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.