Understanding Ezekiel 37: The Valley of the Dried Bones

Ezekiel 37 is a fascinating chapter in the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh). This episode of the Valley of Dried Bones is traditionally read during the Sabbath in the Intermediate Days of Passover. Is it only a prophetic metaphor, or did this resurrection of a large number of people actually occur?

Rabbi Aaron Raskin of Brooklyn, NY, reviews the history behind the dry bones, and layers of meaning in the story.

Valley of Dry Bones