Torah Talk for Parashat Vaera
January 9, 2018 by
In this parasha, God brings the first seven plagues upon the Egyptians through Moshe and Aharon, but Pharaoh repeatedly refuses to allow the Bnei Yisrael to leave.
Were the plagues miracles, or did nature behave serendipitously at this time leading up to the Exodus? According to the Malbim (Meir Leibush ben Yehiel Michel Weiser), a nineteenth-century Eastern European commentator, the two ideas are not mutually exclusive. Read more >