Vaera – Signs of Salvation and Justice

What is the meaning of the sign that Moshe gave Pharaoh when the staff was thrown down and turned into a snake? Does Hashem need to prove that ‘He is right’ or is His ultimate desire that the wicked turn back to Him? Why did the righteous individuals – Noach, Chizkiya, Chananya, Mishael and Azaryah all ask for signs from Hashem, and what did they show? How does this parallel the sign that Pharaoh requested and what is showed? How does Hashem use the Jewish people as a tool for his justice?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

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