What Has the Fate of Better Place Got to Do With This Week's Torah Portion?

News that the Israeli electric car network company is closing its doors coincides with this week's Torah portion, where Moses leads the people of Israel from Egypt to the land of Canaan - a better place.

Sunday brought bad news. Better Place, the Israeli flagship electric car network company, is closing its doors. It was surprisingly hard for me to break the news to our sixteen-year-old daughter, who wrote a school report on the enterprise a few years ago. I...