Parashat Beshalach


The word "az" mean "then" or "next" and it appears twice in the Song at the Sea. The first time it is followed by the joy of Moses: Then did Moses sing, and all the Israelites with him but the second time it is followed by confusion: Then were the chieftains of Edom confounded. Life

Parashat Beshalach2018-01-25T22:18:53+08:00

Parashat Bo


Dog owners are famous for trusting their hound's instincts. During the final plague God promised that "against the Israelites no dog will that you may know how the LORD sets apart Egypt and Israel." Quoting the Talmud, the Netziv suggests that dogs have a certain spiritual sensibility and can discern the character of a

Parashat Bo2018-01-18T19:51:41+08:00

Parashat Va’era


'I am the LORD. I will take you out from under the burdens of Egypt...The word for "burdens" in Hebrew is sivlot, and is related to the word svalanut which means patience. Tolerance is a fantastic character trait but sometimes we learn to tolerate the intolerable. God was promising not only to take us out

Parashat Va’era2018-01-13T16:06:22+08:00

Parashat Shemot


Moses thought, "Let me, pray, turn aside that I may see this great sight, why the bush does not burn up." And the LORD saw that he had turned aside to see, and God called to himfrom the midst of the bush and said "Moses, Moses"... First God approached Moses in an impersonal manner, through

Parashat Shemot2018-01-04T21:32:15+08:00
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