Category: Beshalach

THE MYSTERY OF THE FIRST SHABBAT

Sometime in the eighteenth century, a group of Russian-Orthodox Christians revolted against the strict hierarchical... Read More

PHARAOH’S ROLE IN THE EXODUS

The portion of Beshalach begins with a negative introductory word — “vayehi” — and then... Read More

THE CURSE OF ATTENTION SEEKING

Earlier this month, Mahmoud Abbas called together a meeting of the PLO’s Central Council, and... Read More

DO NOT REJOICE IN YOUR ENEMY’S DOWNFALL

The splitting of the Red Sea was undoubtedly the greatest miracle of the Exodus story,... Read More

A TALE OF TWO REDEMPTIONS (2)

One of the most puzzling aspects of the Exodus story is the double redemption. The... Read More

A TALE OF TWO REDEMPTIONS (1)

One of the most puzzling aspects of the Exodus story is the double redemption. The... Read More

FREEDOM IS GUARANTEED BY RESTRICTIONS

It’s just three weeks into his presidency, and calls to impeach President Donald Trump have... Read More

AN ABUNDANCE OF WATER

Water has been in the news a lot this week. In Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder... Read More