Why does the Torah preface the concept of illicit relations with a mention of ‘the ways of Egypt and Canaan?’ What is the concept of the process leading from Egypt to receiving the Torah, and ultimately to arrival in Israel? What is the deeper hidden root of this process? Why was it necessary for the Jewish people to experience the exile of Egypt? Why is Egypt compared to an ‘idolatrous nursemaid’ in the analogy of the midrash? What can we learn from all of our personal experiences in exile?
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
Running time: 22:50