Lessons without simplistic messages.
Moses’ story is one of family loyalty, identity, and the connection to history.
The taming of the shrewd.
“A once-in-a-lifetime find.”
The ethical purpose of making a despised figure into a great prophet.
It is praiseworthy to die for God, but even better to live for Him.
Why does Moses order every Levite to practice fratricide?
The Israeli intellectual joins us to talk about the ideas in his best-selling book on the revolutionary political teachings in Moses’s last speech.
And the message of the breaking of the tablets.
Taking Egypt out of the Jews.
Moses inaugurated Jewish national independence. The prophet Jeremiah comes to oversee its collapse.
Why, in all of Jewish art, is there no image depicting the moment of Moses’ death?
The antithesis of both ancient pagan fatalism and the modern cult of victimhood.
Koraḥ’s politics of anger.