Vayikra – Prophetic Paradox

Why was Prophecy suddenly limited to being experienced in the Tabernacle? What is the significance of the special nature of Moses’ prophecy? Why does the midrash end with talk of the future, when all will experience prophecy? What is the difference between the revelation at the burning bush and the revelation in the Mishkan (Tabernacle)?…

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Beshalach – Water, prophecy and song

Why is the climax of the Exodus specifically at Yam Suf, a body of water?What is the significance of the fact that there was an incredible level of prophecy at yam suf? Why does the Torah stress, a number of times, that the water was a wall for them, to their right and left? What…

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