Shemot: Anonymity and the redemption

Jan 04, 20135 Comments

One of the interesting things about Parashat Shemot, which literally means, “Names,” is that aside from the initial listing of all the names of Jacob

Parshat Shemot: Forging an Identity in Egyp...

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

Four Merits The sages1 tell us that our forefathers were redeemed from Egypt in merit of four things: They did not change their names (Reuven and

Parshat Shemot: Parshah Resources

Feb 16, 2014No Comments

Forging and Identity in Egypt The children of Israel had 4 special merits that retained their sense of Jewish identity throughout the Egyptian exile. Click

Five Revelations of Light

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

The five revelations of light that Moses received in his vision correspond to five Divine revelations that became potently manifest in the secret of the