Parashat Shemot (The names)
This parasha opens the book of Exodus, the second book of the Torah.
Moses’ journey in the desert started with curiosity…
So Moses said, “I must turn away [from the flock] and see this great sight—why the bush is not burned up.”
Why? Moses wanted to explore, to see why, to investigate, to discover.
A people that doesn’t ask questions, a people that stops asking questions is a people without future.
When we hear voices that tell us “just do it,” let’s do it, but also let’s ask why.
In memory of my beloved mother and teacher Miriam Rachel bat Israel Itzchak Z"L