Daily Israel Report

Judaism: Temple Institute on Yitro

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 5:47 PM


At Mount Sinai, G-d stretched Israel's capacities to the limit.

Her senses turned upside-down, her reality turned inside-out, it was Israel's unconditional embrace of the new role that G-d assigned her as caretaker of the universe, that gave her the strength to withstand the unbearable closeness of her encounter with G-d and make it through the Sinai rendezvous.

Listen to the lecture on how Israel received the Ten Commandments.