Matos & Masei – Getting out of Exile
What is the meaning of the ‘heart of the wise that is on the right’ as opposed to the ‘heart of the fool on the left?’ What is behind the placement of the cattle before the children in the statement of the children of Gad and Reuven? How does Moshe correct them? What is the root of the exile that is ultimately brought upon the tribes of Gad and Reuven? Why does the Torah enumerate the many journeys and stations along the route of the Jews’ sojourn in the wilderness? When is it time to run in order to save one’s life? What is the idea behind the fact that there was nowhere to run to when the Jews were in the wilderness?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.
Running time: 28:26