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Parshat Shemot | Part Two

Shemos part two of two Hebrew for “names,” the second word, and first distinctive word, of the parashah) is the thirteenth weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the first in the book of Exodus. It constitutes Exodus 1:1–6:1. The...

Parshat Shemot | Part One

Shemos (שְׁמוֹת — Hebrew for “names,” the second word, and first distinctive word, of the parashah) is the thirteenth weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the first in the book of Exodus. It constitutes Exodus 1:1–6:1. The parashah is made up...

Vayigash Part One

Vayigash Part One of Two (וַיִּגַּשׁ — Hebrew for “and he drew near” or “then he drew near,” the first word of the parashah) is the eleventh weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה, parashah) in the...

The Paradoxes of the Plagues

The Paradoxes of the Plagues By William J Jackson – www.netivnorthwestarkansas.wordpress.com (NorthWest Arkansas) So what was the purpose behind the ten plagues. Many say it was to destroy the Egyptian economic base which led...

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