What does the Deal of the Century mean to the eternal people?

Crossing the Sea of Reeds, yesterday and today.

Yitzchak Reuven ,

Temple Mount
Temple Mount
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Israel, free at last from Pharaoh's reign of terror, passes through the Sea of Reeds, and on the other side, sees itself, for the first time, as a people with a destiny.

With a future Holy Temple now hard wired into their consciousness, they still need to face each day and develop a working relationship with G-d who has delivered them.

Also, next Monday is Tu B'Shvat, the New Year for Trees: How do we celebrate?

And, finally, Yitzchak Reuven deals with the (few) good and (many) bad features of the Deal of the Century: all in this week's Temple Talk.