Va’era (5774) – The Will to Freedom

Shemot, the Book of Redemption, is about the emergence of a new human identity – that of Bnei Chorin - and it begins with a capsule recapitulation of themes from Breishit. The root of that new identity, as we saw, was a baseline commitment to life, to chesed, to the first blessing of Breishit - peru urvuu.

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