Parsha - Shmot: If Midrash is Real, Why Isn't It Peshat?
This two-page guide shares topics for discussion, both about the content and about the "big picture" that Rabbi Fohrman alludes to in the video. It also includes a graphic organizer, to organize your thoughts as you go through the material.
Lecture Description: Welcome the book of Exodus! In this video, we explore the strange midrash in which the arm of Pharaoh's daughter stretched through the river to fetch Moses. Why do the Sages tell us such an odd story? Rabbi Fohrman argues that we need to put ourselves into the eyes of Pharaoh's daughter, and help us see that when we want to achieve something, God will help us find a way to do it.
Number of Pages: 2
by Rabbi Fohrman