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Tablets of the Covenant

לוחות הברית

Moses Shatters the Tablets – in Anger

The Talmud has God congratulating Moses for shattering the Tablets, however, a midrash criticizes him for venting his angerquoting the verse, “Anger resides in the bosom of fools” (Ecclesiastes 7:9). Was his act commendable or lamentable? 


Uzi Weingarten



Dancing Erotically with the Golden Calf

And Moses’ decision to break the tablets


David Ben-Gad HaCohen



What Did God Write on the Tablets of Stone?

“YHWH said to Moses: ‘Come up to me on the mountain and stay there so that I might give you the tablets of stone and the teaching and the commandment that I have written to teach them.’”—Exodus 24:12

Prof. Rabbi

David Frankel



Ten Insights about the Ten Commandments

Surprising misconceptions and ambiguities about God’s central and unmediated revelation


Marc Zvi Brettler



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