Yisro – Israel Receives the Torah

Why does it speak of Moshe ‘going up’ to receive the Torah, if Hashem ‘came down’ with all His hosts, as it were, to give the Torah? How was Moshe’s previous battle with angels now helpful in his current mission, to capture the Torah from the hands of the angels? What was the ultimate merit that Moshe used to bring the Torah to the people of Israel? What is the deeper lesson of the Midrash’s teaching that Moshe’s faced changed so that he looked like Avraham? Why did the angels need to acquiesce when they saw Avraham’s face? How does the merit of our righteous ones and the forefathers help us when we are not righteous?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 29:15

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