Audio Class: Out-talking the Donkey and the Snake
In the Torah there are only two examples of animals talking with humans, the snake in the Garden of Eden and in our parshah, Balaam's donkey. These two animals and their words represent the voices of opportunism (the snake) and rational philosophy (the donkey) and are the symbolic archetypes of the ancient Egyptian and Greek cultures. These voices exist in each of us, continually trying to sway us from our path in life. Click here to read more.