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Beshalach (Ex. 13:17–17:16), Shabbat Shirah, Tu Bishvat

(2015) When we left the Israelites, they had escaped from Egypt and were digesting their first divine commandments.  Now Pharaoh decides to bring them back by force.  The Israelites find themselves trapped between the Egyptian chariots and the Sea of … Continue reading

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Beshallach (Exodus 13:17-17:16), Shabbat Shirah, Tu B’Shvat

Shabbat Shirah – the Sabbath of Song.  How appropriate, since tomorrow is also the birthday of both Mozart and my daughter.  More on singing below. When we last left the Israelites, they were not yet singing.  Pharaoh now realizes he … Continue reading

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