Tag Archives: Exodus

The Road Less Traveled

Parashat Beshalach Parashat Beshalach is unique in that it begins by telling us what God did NOT do. God did not guide them to the highway that goes through the land of the Philistines, because it was close by – … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“The first mitzva transmitted to the Israelites in Egypt was the requirement to have a calendar and own their time: “This month shall mark for you the beginning of the months; it shall be the first of the months of … Continue reading

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Egypt, Israel, and the Merneptah Stele

Egypt plays a central role throughout the Bible, and particularly in the foundational narratives of Joseph, the Israelite enslavement, and the Exodus of the Israelites. With the influence these narratives have on the shaping of not only of Judaism and … Continue reading

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