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Why Were ten Plagues and Not Only One?

Sometimes the Torah is very specific and other times it is more generalized. For instance, in reference to the story of the Exodus, Torah states, “ 2,175 more words

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Roasted with Fire

Friday, January 23, 2015

“And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it. 352 more words

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Bo (Exodus 10:1 - 13:16)

Addendum to last week’s citation suggesting each of the ten plagues could be matched up with an Egyptian god:  A reader consulted a young Egyptology expert, who agreed the analogies were forced and, further, were full of descriptive errors.  1,358 more words

Parashah Bo (Go) Exodus 10:1-13:16

Here we see the final culmination of the plagues against Egypt. So far the plagues have destroyed much of their cattle and most of their crops, but the locusts are coming to finish off everything that wasn’t already destroyed. 777 more words

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From the Moment of Liberation, A Life of Watching

Parashat Bo / פרשת בא
Torah Portion: Exodus 10:1 – 13:16

Our reading this week, Parashat Bo, marks the end of Israel’s enslavement in Egypt. We read about the final three plagues that God brings upon Pharaoh and his people: locusts, darkness and death of Egypt’s firstborn children and cattle; it is this final plague that finally prompts Pharaoh to declare: “Up, depart from among my people, you and the Israelites with you!” (Exodus 12:31). 646 more words

Parashah Ponderings

Witnessing Tip of the Day January 23

Exodus 12:21-27; “Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover. 517 more words

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Passover: Do This in Remembrance of Me

“In every generation, a person is obligated to see himself as if he himself came out of Egypt, as it is written, “This is done because of that which G-d did to me when I came out of Egypt.” 5,486 more words

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