Michael Torop

A Pillar of Salt: A Text Study

D'Var Torah By: Michael Torop

October 23, 2014
What was the essence of Lot's wife's transgression in Parashat Vayeira? Was it disobeying the instruction of the divine messengers? Was it simply looking back? Does the text suggest that something more complex is involved? Why was it her specific punishment to be turned into a pillar of salt? We...