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The Ten Commandments and Creation

We have already mentioned in the portions of Bereishit (“The Ten Divine Utterances of Creation”) and Va’eira (“The Medium is the Message – Patterns in the Torah and the Number Ten”) the intrinsic connection between the ten utterances through which the world was created and the Ten Commandments revealed in the portion of Yitro. To […]

Time Space and Soul

The giving of the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai was accompanied by several natural and metaphysical phenomena: “And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there was thunder and lightning and a thick cloud upon the mountain, and the sound of a shofar exceedingly loud” (Exodus 19:16); “And all the […]