Torah Portion of the Week: Echoes of an Earlier Age
Seventh Day of Passover (Song of the Sea): In the era reflected in the poem, the Children of Israel still did not believe that the God of Israel was the sole deity, but rather that he was the best of all the gods, and for that reason deserving of devotion.
As they stand in utter astonishment in the face of the great miracle God has wrought for them, Moses and the Children of Israel burst out in song. The poem or song that expresses their praise for God, the Song...
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