David Greenberg

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    Humanistic Sources of Jewish Law

    January 29, 2018David Greenberg

    A TORAH COMMENTARY by David Micah Greenberg   THE REVELATION at Sinai is the subject of the approaching Torah portion, Yitro (“Jethro,” Exodus 18:1-20:23, read in synagogue on February 3rd this year). But the book starts with the story of Jethro, a priest of Midian and Moses’ father-in-law from his years of exile in that land, who appears in the wilderness camp of the freed slaves to reunite Moses with Zipporah and their two sons, Gershom and Eliezer, and to celebrate the liberation from Egypt...

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