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A love story

Parashat Yitro (Exodus 18:1-20:23)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/religion/article/a_love_story_20120209

Many of us are familiar with the rabbinic image in which God lifts Mount Sinai above the heads of the Israelites, threatening them with death if they refuse the Torah. Less familiar but no less prevalent in rabbinic literature is a strikingly different take on this scene.

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