Va’era – Seeing the Whole Picture

Why does Moshe challenge Hashem by bringing up the difficulty the Jewish people have endured since he spoke to Pharaoh, if Hashem had told him that He would harden Pharaoh’s heart? What was the mistake of Shlomo Hemelech (King Solomon) in believing that he could take many wives despite the Torah’s command that a king limit the amount of wives he marries? Why does Hashem respond to Moshe at first with judgment and firmness and then switch to compassion and mercy?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 24:02

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