Beshalach

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And when Israel saw the great hand that God had wielded against the Egyptians, the people feared God; they had faith in God and in His servant, Moses” [Ex. 14:31]. Why does the heart of the Haggadah almost completely omit mention of Moses, limiting him to one “cameo” …

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Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)  Rabbi David Stav  Many refer to this Shabbat as Shabbat Shira – the Sabbath of Song ­– on account of Shirat Hayam ­– the song of exhilaration sung by the Israelites at the Reed Sea, which appears in this week’s Torah portion, Beshalach. The time for celebration and joy has arrived, and …

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  לעבור את הקיר בהגיעם אל הים הסגור, ללא פתרון נראה לעין ורק מציאות בלתי אפשרית להתקדמות, עומדים לראשונה בני ישראל אל מול הקיר הראשון בחייהם כאומה. הקב”ה לוקח צעד אחד אחורה ונותן להם לראשונה לעמוד לבד מול הקיר. סמדר שלום מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ו שבט תשע”ז, 02/02/2017 פרשת השבוע ממשיכה את …

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 – 17:16) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel — “And Moses brought the bones of Joseph with him, since [Joseph] had adjured the children of Israel to take an oath; [Joseph] had said, ‘God will surely remember you; bring up my bones with you from this [place].’” [Ex. 13:19] At the …

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 – 17:16) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel — “And Moses brought the bones of Joseph with him, since [Joseph] had adjured the children of Israel to take an oath; [Joseph] had said, ‘God will surely remember you; bring up my bones with you from this [place].’” [Ex. 13:19] At the …

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Rav Ohad Teharlev

אפקט נחשון בן עמינדב הרב אהד טהרלב מה פשר סמיכות קפיצתו של נחשון בן עמינדב לתוך הים לחג האילנות מדי שנה ומיהו ממשיך דרכו בדורות האחרונים? מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ט שבט תשע”ו, 19/01/2016 “וְאָמַר פַּרְעֹה לִבְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל נְבֻכִים הֵם בָּאָרֶץ סָגַר עֲלֵיהֶם הַמִּדְבָּר”. מיד לאחר שבני ישראל יוצאים ממצרים, מבין פרעה שעם …

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Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Along with the Exodus of the Jewish People from Egypt came some of the most resounding wonders and miracles in all of the Bible, from the Plague of Blood, which gorged the Nile River with blood, preventing the Egyptians from drinking out of various …

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Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Along with the Exodus of the Jewish People from Egypt came some of the most resounding wonders and miracles in all of the Bible, from the Plague of Blood, which gorged the Nile River with blood, preventing the Egyptians from drinking out of various …

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