Bo

“Parsha to the Point” – Bo 5778

Parshat Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)  Rabbi David Stav  The saga of the exodus from Egypt reaches a climax in this week’s portion, Bo. After Egypt endures nine plagues in the course of one year, the Egyptians now face the final and most agonizing of them, the Plague of the Firstborn. The Torah provides a concise, piercing and… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Bo 5778

“Shabbat Shalom” – Bo 5778

This week’s edition is dedicated in memory of Edith “Ginny” Nusbaum (Frumit Bat Yosseif, ע”ה) by her loving husband, Dr. Mark Nusbaum and family Mr. Dan and Mrs. Shari Weil and family, Toronto Dr. Mark and Mrs. Suzy Pomper and family, Miami Beach Mr. Larry and Mrs. Naomi Pinczower and family, Ramat Beit Shemesh Dr. Joshua and Dr. Tammy Kruger and family, Modi’in… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Bo 5778

"Parsha to the Point" – Beshalach 5777

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 – 17:16) Rabbi David Stav  It is difficult to imagine the extent of the relief and joy the Jews must have felt upon reaching a safe haven on the other side of the Sea of Reeds. Our portion, Beshalach, describes the awesome song hundreds of thousands of people chanted after crossing the… Continue Reading "Parsha to the Point" – Beshalach 5777

“Parsha to the Point” – Beshalach 5777

Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17 – 17:16) Rabbi David Stav  It is difficult to imagine the extent of the relief and joy the Jews must have felt upon reaching a safe haven on the other side of the Sea of Reeds. Our portion, Beshalach, describes the awesome song hundreds of thousands of people chanted after crossing the… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Beshalach 5777

אישה ופרשה: בא תשע”ז

  בחצי הלילה הם באו פרשת בא מביאה בפנינו ציון זמן מיוחד, שהאירועים המתרחשים בו קשורים זה בזה – חצי הלילה. תמר נוימן מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ו שבט תשע”ז, 02/02/2017 את המכות בפרשת בא אפשר לכנות “מכות הלילה”: במכת ארבה מתואר החושך המוחלט שהארבה הטיל על מצרים, במכת חושך נאמר שיצרה לילה לאורך שלושה ימים, ורגע השיא- מכת בכורות התרחשה בלילה, החצי הלילה :” וַיְהִי… Continue Reading אישה ופרשה: בא תשע”ז

"Parsha to the Point" – Bo 5777

Parshat Bo (Exodus 10:1 – 13:16) Rabbi David Stav  There is something deeply intriguing about the final plague – the plague of the firstborn – that we read in Parshat Bo. The Torah relates: “So said Hashem: At midnight, I will go out into the midst of Egypt, and every firstborn in the Land of Egypt shall die”… Continue Reading "Parsha to the Point" – Bo 5777

“Parsha to the Point” – Bo 5777

Parshat Bo (Exodus 10:1 – 13:16) Rabbi David Stav  There is something deeply intriguing about the final plague – the plague of the firstborn – that we read in Parshat Bo. The Torah relates: “So said Hashem: At midnight, I will go out into the midst of Egypt, and every firstborn in the Land of Egypt shall die”… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Bo 5777

"Shabbat Shalom" – Bo 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Bo (Exodus 10:1 – 13:16) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And it came to pass that at midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne, to the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn… Continue Reading "Shabbat Shalom" – Bo 5777