How one understands revelation determines how one deals with the authority of Torah on all matters of Jewish belief and practice.
For Orthodox rabbis and educators, the literal belief in the historicity of the Sinai experience, as well as particular events recorded in the Torah’s written tradition, are cardinal components of Jewish theology.
Arthur Green and Or Rose
Sinai is true not because God may or may not have spoken to the Israelites in the wilderness, but because we have experienced the awesome presence of the Divine in our own wanderings/wonderings.
Five Jewish myths to think about.