Rabbi Laura Rumpf

The Challenge of Holding God Close While Keeping Fear at Bay

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Reuven Greenvald

The poet Yehuda Amichai writes: I don’t want an invisible god... I want a god who is seen... , so I can lead him around and tell him what he doesn’t see… ... In this week’s portion, Ki Tisa , we reconnect with this unfinished storyline at the beginning of Exodus 32. While Moses tarries atop Mount Sinai, the people down below are losing their patience: