Parashat Beshalach Visions, Real and Imagined

Referring to this week’s reading, Parashat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 - 17:16), the midrash provides a contrast to both Isaiah’s and Ezekiel’s perceptions of God’s image.

In the first chapter of Ezekiel, referred to as Ma’aseh Merkaba (Vision of the Chariot), the prophet says he “saw...