Jews around the world are reading the book of Numbers, the fourth book of the Torah. The wandering Israelites are told that their path from slavery in Egypt to true freedom in the Promised Land, which should take only a few weeks, will take 40 years.
And no, it’s not because Moses was too macho to ask for directions. They had to wait until they were ready to rid themselves of the mentality of slavery, which took much longer than expected.
After the shocking news of their extended travels, the bo...
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