Tagged: Pharaoh

Miketz: Rabbi Avraham

By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: MIKETZ Gen. 41:1-44:17  “AND PHARAOH WAS DREAMING.” The exile of the Children of Israel in Egypt and their subsequent redemption and exodus are the paradigm of all exile and...

Parshat Bo| Exodus 10-13

  Bo (בֹּא — in Hebrew, the command form of “go,” or “come,” and the first significant word in the parashah, in Exodus 10:1) is the fifteenth weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the third in the book of Exodus. The parashah...

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...

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...