There Are No Strangers

Rabbi Bradley Artson
by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson
posted on January 31, 2019
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Open Up in the Name of the Law

Headshot of Rabbi Edward Feinstein
by Rabbi Edward Feinstein
posted on February 22, 2012
Torah Reading
Haftarah Reading
Maftir Reading
Among those who left Egypt, there were two of my ancestors - call them Berel and Shmerel. As slaves, these two had grown so accustomed to looking down at the ground they could no longer lift their eyes. And so when Moses brought Israel across the Red Sea, Berel asked Shmerel, "What do you see?" "I see mud," he responded. "I see mud too. What's all this about freedom? We had mud in Egypt, we have mud here!" Read more...