Beshalach – Removing husks, revealing soul

Why does Hashem allow the Jewish people’s food to run out before providing them with the Manna? What is the significance of this happening in the month of Iyar? Why does this occur again with the water? Why do the Jewish people question if Hashem is in their midst? Why does the war with Amalek immediately follow, in the same place, Refidim? Why do these events take place in the interim period between the Exodus and receiving the Torah? What is the concept of the altar that Moshe calls ‘Hashem nisi’ – ‘Hashem tested me,’ or ‘Hashem raised me up?’

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 23:17

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