[After smashing the Tablets, converting the mixed-multitudes (against Hashem’s wishes) was Moses’ greatest mistake. df]
By Rabbi Pinchas Winston
In some circles the Erev Rav is famous, but not for the right reasons. They are, and always have been, the proverbial thorn in the side of the Jewish people. What doesn’t go wrong because of them? They are the reason why we went into exile; they are the reason that we are still there.