Good? Good!

If you were a biblical translator but your Hebrew was hit or miss you might translate the sixth and seventh verses of the Torah as follows:

God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. God saw that the light was %$*!, and God separated the light from the darkness.

Somehow you never caught the meaning of one of those words, and you couldn’t quite make out from the context what “the light was,” so you left it…

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Rabbi Misha Shulman

Jerusalem born, Misha has been working at the cusp of religion, art and activism since 1999. Rabbi @ The New Shul and Director of School for Creative Judaism.