The Dead Leader and the Living Father

Naftali Gliksberg writes in Haaretz:
The death of Moses in the desert is the embodiment of the paradoxical
relationship of the people Israel and the Land of Israel. In order to enter the
Land one needs the faith of Abraham, a faith that perseveres even in
opposition to all reality and human logic. But in order to exist as a people one
needs a leader like Moses - the seeker of revelation, the
rational actor according to a system of laws, the leader who didn't enter the

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