These aren't the droids you're looking for". A classic line from a classic film that spawned countless memes, parodies and imitations...but are there echoes of Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi mind trick in the Exodus story? Did God directly contravene one of the Torah's most sacred principles and interfere with Pharaoh's ability to make an independent choice? How was 'hardening his heart' even remotely fair? Or...is this perhaps a case of things getting lost in translation? A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...Stay tuned.
- March 30th 2020