Friday, March 02, 2018

Should Moses have shattered those tablets?

RABBI UZI WEINGARTEN: Moses Shatters the Tablets – in Anger (
The Talmud famously has God congratulating Moses for shattering the Tablets. A midrash, quoting the verse, “Anger resides in the bosom of fools” (Ecclesiastes 7:9), criticizes Moses. Tosafot take this a step further and suggests Moses had a better option.

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