Judaism: The Temple Institute on the Parsha: Fear of Light

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.
Published: Thursday, January 02, 2014 7:28 PM

Are you afraid of the dark? 

Take comfort, fear of darkness afflicts many.

But what if you are afraid of the light?

The darkness that enveloped Pharaoh and his Egyptian subjects in the penultimate of the ten plagues was nothing more nor less than their all-consuming fear of the light of G-d's truth.