Richard M. Litvak

Who Is This God? “Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh”

D'Var Torah By: Peter S. Knobel

November 21, 2013
The Book of Exodus (Sh'mot) tells two key narratives of Jewish sacred history: the Exodus from Egypt and the gift of Torah. When they are joined to the Creation narrative of Genesis, the three stories constitute the basic theology of Judaism, which is enshrined in the blessings before and after the Sh'ma prayer.