Friday, December 20, 2013

And a men went from the house..

The words וַיֵּלֶךְ אִישׁ מִבֵּית appear two times in the whole torah.

In Shmot we're told that a man from the house of levi went and took a woman, while in Ruth we're told a man from Bethlehem (the house of lechem) took his wife and left for moav.

The connection: The first instance marks the start of the first geulah, the Exodus from Egypt; the second puts into motion the ultimate geulah

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