Portion of the Week / Yakov Z. Meyer |

Serpents, Rods and Wonders / Parashat Va’era

In this week’s Torah reading, the swallowing-up image is not a call to prepare for the future in order to ensure the Egyptian kingdom’s survival, but rather the expression of the inherent fissure in Pharaoh’s stable picture of his world.

Yakov Z. Meyer
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