Rabbi David Levine
Yom Shabbat, Saturday, January 26, 2008
Parsha Yitro (Exodus 18-20)
Haftorah (Isaiah 6:1-76, 9:6-7)
Israel came out of Egypt by faith. Now it was time to build the nation, and to rebuild the lives of the people together. At first Moses was overwhelmed by the problems and conflicts between the people. But Yitro (Jethro) counseled him to use another approach. Rabbi David describes six principles which helped Israel become a holy nation, and how those same principles are useful today.