Yom Rishon, 16 AdarI 5781
Sunday, 28 February 2021

by Rabbi Stephen Howard BSc MA

Usually we think of miracles as wonderful events which happen contrary to the laws of nature. These are the ‘supernatural’ miracles with which the bible abounds: talking animals, seas and rivers dividing affording dry passage to the israelites ,water turning to blood, Jonah’s whale, resurrection of the dead, the list goes on and on. Still, today, it is seen by some as a test of one’s faith that one must believe in these miracles. if one does not, it is felt, one does not truly believe in God or in one’s religion.

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