Beshalach – Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Cloud
What is the significance of the three verses in a row that have 72 letters? What is the significance of the fact that the total amount of letters is 216, which is the same numerical value as the word גבורה – withholding kindness? What is the concept of the pillar of fire? What is the concept of the pillar of cloud? Why did they stand between the Jewish people and the Egyptians? Why does the fire shine and yet, at the same time, it is dark? What is the significance of the Jewish people being comparable to a child held on the shoulders of his father? Why will the Jewish people be led only by a pillar of cloud in the future redemption?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.
Running time: 22:20