Why Would God Wait so Long? | Rabbi Reacts

In this episode, world-renowned atheist and critic of religion, Christopher Hitchens, mocks the idea that God would wait for so long, and then provide revelation of Torah to an illiterate people in the rocky Sinai desert. Rabbi Rowe argues that. to the contrary, it is precisely the sort of people that Torah should be given to, and would suit the precise purpose God would want from such a revelation. Post the questions you would like Rabbi Rowe to respond to in the comments!

- March 11th 2021

About the Author

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Rabbi Daniel Rowe Rabbi Daniel Rowe is the Executive Director of Aish UK. He holds a BA in Philosophy from University College London and an MPhil in Philosophy from Birkbeck College. He studied for a decade in Israel in various Talmudic institutes and is considered one of the most dynamic Jewish speakers in the UK, teaching in campuses, communities and schools across the country. Rabbi Rowe is known for his ability to tackle difficult topics and has numerous videos and articles online. In 2016, Rabbi Rowe took part in a live televised debate with a leading atheist, dubbed "The God Debate".  Rabbi Rowe has played an instrumental role in the creation and development of many organisations and initiatives such as the Forum for Jewish Leadership, the Aleinu Conference and Shabbat UK.

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