A WORK from 1356 by Bartolo di Fredi depicts the Israelites safely on the shore of the Red Sea, whil.
(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Seven days after the Exodus from Egypt, which we read about last week, the nation stood on the shores of the Red Sea and expected redemption. The sea blocked their route ahead of them, and the Egyptian army with its speedy chariots threatened them from behind. There was no escape. And just when they felt utter despair, God instructed Moses: “Speak to the Children of Israel and let them travel.”Travel? To where? Into the sea?!
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