Why did G-d give Moses a speech impediment?
G-d wanted the Jewish People to follow Moses because of the truth of his message, and not due to his oratory skills. This teaches us a powerful lesson....
Does Chassidism discuss the Egyptian bondage and Exodus?
It does. In short, Pharaoh represents the ego; Moses, the transcendent part within the soul. The struggle between Pharaoh and Moses is to train our ego to...
What kind of clothes did the Jews wear in Egypt?
Well, first of all, it’s important to note what the Midrash says on the subject: amongst the things that kept the Jews from losing...
Is there spiritual significance to the Jews making bricks in Egypt?
There are two basic materials used in building: stone and brick. The difference between them is that stones come ready-made, while bricks have to be...
If Pharaoh was so evil, why did G-d create him?
G-d doesn’t create “evil” people, nor does he create “good” people. G-d creates people who have the freedom of choice to be...
Is there historical evidence for the Jews being in Egypt?
There is plenty of archeological evidence that indicate that the Jews were enslaved in Ancient Egypt. Many books have been written on this topic, one of...
Red Sea or "Sea of Reeds." Which is correct?
The sea which Moses parted is the sea which is known today as the Red Sea. The Hebrew name for this sea is "Yam Suf," which translates to...
Why does the Torah omit such a large portion of Moses' biography?
Indeed several decades of Moses' life -- from when he left Egypt as a young adolescent until he returned at the age of eighty -- are curiously absent from...
Why didn't Moses protest when G-d asked him to give the Torah to the Jews?
Rabbi Mendy Chitrik: Hi! How may I be of assistance?
Brian: I've read some of the conversations that you've had with people on the archives...
The Wildest Story Ever Told
Everybody's got a story to tell. But how many people purposely and happily tell a story that makes them look, well, sort of bad? The Jews do. Who else...
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