"Parsha to the Point" – Shemot 5776

Parshat Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) The name of this parsha – like the name of the entire book – is “Shemot”. The name is derived from the two opening verses that list the names of the sons of Ya’akov, who went down to Egypt to escape the famine in the …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Shemot 5776

Parshat Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) The name of this parsha – like the name of the entire book – is “Shemot”. The name is derived from the two opening verses that list the names of the sons of Ya’akov, who went down to Egypt to escape the famine in the …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Shemot 5776

Parshat Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – The Book of Exodus begins the story of the people of Israel, the nation which developed from the household, or the family of Jacob. Many are the differences between the Book of Genesis and the Book of Exodus, but perhaps the greatest change lies in the “personality” …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Shemot 5776

Parshat Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – The Book of Exodus begins the story of the people of Israel, the nation which developed from the household, or the family of Jacob. Many are the differences between the Book of Genesis and the Book of Exodus, but perhaps the greatest change lies in the “personality” …

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