Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Vaera – Learn Torah

"I appeared to Avraham, Yitz’chak and Ya‘akov as El Shaddai, although I did not make myself known to them by my name, יהוה. " Shemot 6:3

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Vaera – Learn Torah

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What does it mean that God hardened Pharaoh’s heart?  Yoel examines the concept of Free Will, as well as the significance of the Nile and more in this week’s Torah Portion, Vaera (I appeared).

Torah Portion Vaera: Exodus 6:2 – 9:35

Questions And Topics In This Discussion

  • Division of the Text in the Hebrew Bible
  • The Prohibition of Speaking The Name
  • Did Pharaoh Have Free Will?
  • The Beliefs on Free Will in Jewish Sects of the Second Temple Period
  • The Role of the Nile in Egyptian Culture
  • Snake or Crocodile?
  • Pharaoh’s Magicians
  • Hail and Fire
  • Aviv


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