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Shabbat Vaera 5777–Shabbat@Adat Torah Study–The Age of Gevurah

Ready for this? Moses and Aaron are about to confront Pharaoh. God is instructing Moses and Aaron on what to say and do and is describing the events that are about to unfold. Exodus 7:1-13. Out of nowhere, the Torah … Continue reading

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Shabbat Vaera 5776–Shabbat Torah Study–Striking Reasons for Showing Gratitude

Our Torah cycle has now taken us into the heart of the Exodus story. Moses announces each of the plagues. 7 of the 10 appear in this week’s Parasha. Yet, it is Aaron who implements 2 of the plagues—the first … Continue reading

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Shabbat Vaera 5775–Shabbat Torah Study E-drash in the D–Are You Listening?

Here is another example for the every word counts department. Our Parasha Vaera begins with God’s explanation of why God will now unleash the forces necessary to free the Israelite slaves. Exodus 6:5 states in translation: “And also, I [God] … Continue reading

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