God's role in the pandemic

This week's online initiative for children: The Hebrew word for pandemic is in yesterday's Torah reading.

Rabbi Reuven Spolter ,

Rabbi reuven Spolter
Rabbi reuven Spolter

As vaccinations begin and we think that we can see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, we must also raise the complicated question of God's role in the pandemic.

As we see in yesterday's Parshah, Vaera, the word "Magefah", which is the Hebrew word for "pandemic", implies the direct intervention of God in the world.

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