A burning bush that talks would probably make most of us stutter, but Moses had a speech impediment even before his divine shrubbery encounter. Why did G-d ask this shepherd "with a heavy tongue" to be a spokeman? Jason Lieberman, an advocate for the contemporary disabled, takes a stab at the answer.
This is Episode 13 of the weekly Torah cartoon from G-dcast.com. Each week, a different storyteller - some musical, some poetic, some just straight-up, tell the story of the current Torah portion...and then we animate it!
Shemot, שְׁמוֹת meaning “names,” is the 1st weekly Torah Parshah, פָּרָשָׁה meaning "portion," in the annual reading cycle of Exodus (1:1-6:1). The narrator for this weeks Parashat ha-Shavua, פָּרָשַׁת הַשָּׁבוּעַ meaning "Torah Portion," has Cerebral Palsy. Read more about Cerebral Palsy in Jason's bio on our site. Thank you to our Producer, Animator, Illustrator, Editorial Director, Musician, Narrator and Sound Engineer for creating this animated short – Tim Cosgrove, Isaac Everett, Nick Fox-Gieg, Sarah Lefton, Jason Lieberman, Matthue Roth and Jeanne Stern.
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