Matan Torah
Seeing the Sounds At Sinai

Seeing the Sounds At Sinai

The revelation at Sinai was undoubtedly intense and all-encompassing. But one verse in the Torah describing the experience suggests that the Children of Israel had a sensory experience of an unrivaled level. All the people witnessed the...

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Standing Under Sinai

Standing Under Sinai

The experience at Mount Sinai was an unprecedented revelation of God’s glory that pushed the limits of human perception. This is reflected in the descriptions offered by the sages. When it came time for the people to approach the...

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The Unconditional Acceptance of the Torah

The Unconditional Acceptance of the Torah

When Moses presented the Jews with the prospect of receiving the Torah at Sinai, they respond: "All that Hashem has spoken we will do!” (Exodus 19:8). This expression of acceptance was repeated and expanded in a phrase that has...

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