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G-d tells Moses to set camp at the Sea of Reeds until pharaoh changes his mind about freeing the Jews and chases his former slaves. With the Egyptians on their tail, G-d splits the sea and Moses leads the Israelites…

G-d said to Moses “Go again to Pharaoh for I have hardened his heart so I may display my signs to the people. It is these signs which will…

G-d sends plagues to Egypt. At the beginning the Nile is turned into blood and the Egyptians are left without drinking water, then He sends the frogs. The next ….READ MORE

It’s the darkest hour yet in the history of the fledgling nation. Slaves in a foreign land, subject to the cruelest of decrees. ….

As the book of Genesis closes, the seventy souls of Jacob’s family become the twelve tribes of Israel. Cosmic secrets are almost revealed. The children of Israel sink deeper into exile, but the exile in Egypt will end when…

Joseph finally reveals his identity; his brothers are remorseful, his father overjoyed, and all come to live in the fertile land of Goshen, Egypt.

Jacob favored Joseph above all his sons, and made him a coat of many colors. Joseph had dreams in which his brothers and parents bowed down to him, and when he told his brothers, ….

The night before meeting with his brother Esau after an absence of twenty years, Jacob struggled with a divine being and wrested from him a new name, Isra’el (“Struggler with G-d”). The next day Esau and … (click to read more)

In the desert, Jacob dreamed of a ladder stretching between heaven and earth, with angels going up and down. In his dream, G-d promised to bless him with many descendants and divine favor. Jacob named this place Bethel. Arriving in ….

Isaac and Rebekah became parents to twins. Esau became a hunter, while Jacob remained in the camp. Isaac favored Esau, Rebekah favored Jacob. One day Esau sold his birthright to Jacob in exchange for some lentil stew. When the…