Faith with Reason, not Blind Faith
(Thoughts on Parashat Metsora, for Shabbat April 12, 2008)
by Rabbi Marc D. Angel
This week's Torah portion, Metsora, begins with a verse that is repeated many times in the Torah: "And God spoke to Moses, saying." The verse simply could have said: And God spoke to Moses. Why does it add the word "saying" (leimor)?