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Covenant & Conversation

Ki Tisa

It is a moment of the very highest drama. The Israelites, a mere forty days after the greatest revelation in history, have made an idol: a Golden Calf. G‑d threatens to destroy them.
The more I study the Torah, the more conscious I become of the immense mystery of Exodus 33. This is the chapter set in the middle of the Golden Calf narrative.
Two Types of Religious Encounter
Why was the more holy object broken, while the less holy stayed whole?
Leaders can fail for two kinds of reason - interal and external.
Why must there be justice as well as compassion, punishment as well as forgiveness?
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