Episode 48 Rembrandt, Balaam, and Us

A painting by Rembrandt as a young man tells us something profound about a famous Biblical tale and the nature of religious life.

In this episode, Rabbi Soloveichik references two paintings. You can view them here:

Click here to see Pieter Lastman’s version of “Balaam and the Ass”

Click here to see Rembrandt’s version of “Balaam and the Ass”

Text: Numbers 22-26

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