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Pharoah

Goosebumps: Parshat Yisro

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 02.05.2015 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

The Torah uses an unusual word to tell us that Moses' father-in-law, Yisro, rejoiced upon hearing the details of the Exodus. Why; and what relevance does this still have for us today?

Why We Know So Little About Moses and Jesus

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.04.2015 | Religion
Bernard Starr

The dearth of information about the formative influences on towering biblical figures such as Moses and Jesus has invited some skeptics to question whether they actually existed.

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

"Exodus: Movement of Jah people! Oh-oh-oh, yea-eah!" chants Bob Marley. In his rousing three-minute song "Exodus" he presents a more spiritual feel for Moses than Ridley Scott's 154-minute, whitewashed sword-and-sandals epic.

Tomorrowland: Passover

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Moses asks Pharoah a question that sounds bizarre and Pharoah replies in even more perplexing fashion. G-d then ups the ante by giving Pharoah a taste...

Snakebit: Parshat Va'Eira

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 02.24.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

G-d sends Moses and Aaron to confront Pharoah again. Staffs turn into snakes during the showdown. But there is more going on than meets the eye.

Great Idea, Einstein: Parshat Mikeitz/Thanksgivvukah

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Joseph interprets Pharoah's dreams, and then offers some unsolicited advice. The advice provokes surprising praise from Pharoah. What's going on?

Could You Have Danced All Night?

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

My daughter doesn't remember Rabbi Heschel or Dr. King, but she knows the story of liberation that we tell every year, And some day she will tell the story of being a small part of the second inauguration of President Obama to her children.

The 7 Most Overrated Curses

Mark Juddery | Posted 12.23.2011 | Home
Mark Juddery

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A Place at the Passover Table - for Pharoah

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

It was late, maybe midnight When we opened the door for Elijah Fully expecting Aunt Ida, in sable. But it was Pharaoh that walked in to the wine and the whining.