Shavu’ot 5773

Forced to Be Free By Bezalel Naor   The Talmud (Shabbat 88a) takes literally the verse in Exodus 19:17: “They stood beneath the mountain.” Said Rabbi Abdimi bar Hama: This teaches that the Holy One, blessed be He, held the mountain over them as a vat, saying to them, “If you accept the Torah, good; […]