Two Prototypes of Miracles (Episode 14)

Psalms 114:3 tells us that during the Exodus from Egypt, “The sea looked and fled, the Jordan turned back.” But while Israel crossed the Sea as the culmination of the Exodus, the waters of the Jordan turned back forty years later, long after the Exodus was over! And that’s only the first problem; what about the fact that the miracle of the Jordan River’s drying up was completely unnecessary? Join David Nekrutman and Rabbi Pesach Wolicki as they discuss these problems, and teach two crucial lessons about the meaning of the Exodus and the purpose of miracles (and somehow connect it to Rembrandt…).