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Beshalach – “When He Let Go”

The name of this week’s parasha is Beshalach, which means “when he sent” or “when he let go,” and covers Exodus 13:17-17:16.  After Pharaoh finally released the Jewish people, Adonai led them along the Red Sea with a pillar of cloud by day, and a pillar of fire by night.  Moses took Joseph’s bones when Israel left Egypt, fulfilling the

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B’Shalach – “In His Sending”

  This week’s parasha is entitled B’Shalach which means “In His Sending” it covers Exodus 13:17-17:16. Broken by the last and most terrible plague, Pharaoh finally submitted to the will of the Almighty, and let the Jewish people leave Egypt. Israel departed Egypt in an orderly way, and Moses took the bones of Joseph with them. Adonai led His people

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Beshalach – “In His Sending”

This week’s Torah portion is titled Beshalach which translates as, "in his sending". This refers to Pharaoh finally freeing the Jewish people after experiencing the hand of God via ten terrible plagues. Our parasha takes us from Exodus 13:17-17:15. The nation of Israel has now departed after 400 years of slavery in Egypt. The Scriptures start by telling us that

By | 2017-01-30T21:42:23+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Beshalach – “In His Sending”

Beshalach – “When He Let Go”

This week our parasha is Beshalach which means “When He let go”. Besalach covers Exodus 13:17-17:16 and picks up where Bo left off.  In this parasha we see our people testing the Lord and every time He demonstrates He is a perfect and holy God.  In our testing of the Lord we expose our sinful imperfection before a holy and

By | 2017-01-30T21:43:32+00:00 January 11th, 2014|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Beshalach – “When He Let Go”

Beshalach- “In His Sending”

The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Beshalach which means “in his sending”, referring to Pharaoh’s finally letting the Jewish people go (after ten terrible plagues). It takes from Exodus 13:17 - 17:16. When God led us out of Egypt, He didn’t take us straight north. Though it would have been a much shorter route, it would have taken us directly

By | 2017-01-30T21:44:22+00:00 January 26th, 2013|Categories: Commentaries by Rabbi Glenn|Tags: , |Comments Off on Beshalach- “In His Sending”