When God’s Ways are Hidden: Moshe took the Bones of Joseph
What do you do when God's path is hidden, when your life seems to take the wrong turn? Pharaoh finally let the Jews go, but to Moshe's distress, God takes then via the indirect route. Rabbi Mordechai Yosef shows how taking the 'bones of Joseph', is Moshe's answer.
Moshe and Pharaoh in the Garden of Eden
Pharaoh symbolizes evil and the world of appearances. Moshe, symbolizes the Torah and the world of truth. Yet, Moshe, according to the Zohar, is afraid to confront Pharaoh. What happens with the world of truth collides with the world of appearances. The symbolism of the Staff and the Snake, will give us a clue.
Untangling Israel from the Clutches of Egypt
Untangling Israel from Egypt. How did we get out then, how do we get out now?Moshe is frustrated that his efforts to redeem the people made their suffering worse. God teaches Moshe that the children of Israel will not be free from the clutches of Egypt, until they untangle their confused identity.
Moshe and the Strange Incident at the Inn