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The story of Exodus gives Jews empathy to identify with plights of others - opinion

Pulling down barriers such as gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, we are living in an age of unprecedented empathy.

07/04/2022

‘Ani Maamin’: A book that will change the way you think about the Torah

Can belief overcome doubts and the Bible’s critics and skeptics? And does it matter?

10/03/2022

Is the Bible's story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt accurate?

How authentic is the Biblical account of the Jewish people’s departure from Egypt for the Promised Land?

By LAWRENCE SCHIFFMAN
10/03/2022

Jews of Egypt, Europe were bound by mental enslavement - opinion

The Hebrews in Egypt during Moses’s time, and the Jews in Europe during Herzl’s time, failed to envision the path to freedom.

20/01/2022

Did the Exodus happen? Israeli scholar tours Egypt to show it did

The right approach is to look for signs of Egyptian culture in the Torah, Bar Ilan Prof. Joshua Berman says.

Parashat Beshalach: Just be strong and have courage!

Parashat Beshalach opens with a rare verse in that it offers a detailed explanation for a decision of God’s. 

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
13/01/2022
A LAMB bleats after separation from its mother

Parashat Bo: The victory of the poor man’s lamb

God asked every family or group to get a lamb or sheep and to eat it during the night when the Jewish nation was slated to leave Egypt.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
06/01/2022

Saving Jews from persecution: The lesson from my bar mitzvah - opinion

If I had had access to the Kremlin the way Moses did to Pharaoh, I suspect I’d have gone there, too.

By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN
06/01/2022
‘Hand of God in Exodus and the Crossing of the Red Sea,’

Parashat Va’erah: Contrasting households

On the moral plane, the Torah taught the world how to see. That remains our responsibility, our struggle and our task.

30/12/2021
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