And He said, “Who told you that you were naked?” Genesis 3:11 NASB Who – It’s the question that doesn’t belong?  It’s the question that only produces more questions but no answers.  “Who told you?”  Well, the conversation with the serpent doesn’t say a thing about nakedness.  So if you thought Adam should have said, […]

The wise in heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will be ruined. Proverbs 10:8 (ESV) Receive – “Without mitzvot one is naked.”  So say the rabbis about the necessity of the commandments (mitzvot).  Heschel points out that Judaism views the commandments as if they were literal things, as if they could be possessed […]