Parashat Yitro / Will the Real Jethro Please Stand Up?

Is Jethro's newly acquired prudence a genuine change of heart or simply a brilliant act of deception that tricks Moses, and perhaps even God?

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Is Jethro a sincere penitent or merely a deceptive but very clever person? The ambivalence is reflected in the words ‘the simpleton will become prudent,’ describing the change Jethro undergoes. Is his newly...