When the Satan went to God, asked for the Torah, searched the world for it, and finds it, as per God’s instruction, with Moshe Rabbenu. What is this all about? Namely, what is “the Satan” in rabbinic literature? Again, what’s going on here? What is this passage all about? Exploring the place of Torah and humanity in creation – and the need for people doing mitzvot. How could the perfect Torah be given to imperfect mankind?! Where’s the sense in that?
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