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Beshallach: the long way ’round

As is typical in the book of Exodus, a lot happens in this week’s parasha, Be’shalach, not the least of which, by the way, is Moses’ Shirat Ha Yam, the Song of the Sea. Moses sings this after the people … Continue reading

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Beshallach: Back to the beginning

There is just so much going on in this week’s parasha, Beshallach.  In a nutshell, the people leave Egypt, cross over the Sea of Reeds, Moses sings a song, Miriam leads women in song, the people complain about being thirsty … Continue reading

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Beshallach: Sea of Endings

There was no turning back.  The people had crossed the Sea, the Egyptians were drowned.  The old life was over, and there was nothing but the future ahead, through the undifferentiated wilderness.  Well, there’s a happy thought. It must have … Continue reading

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