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Category Archive for 'Noach's Ark'

When the Israelites left Egypt:” And to all the children of Israel no dog Barked.”
(Exodus 11:7)
One can imagine the great feeling of liberation experienced by the Israelites when they were finally freed from slavery after so many years. Would it have been so terrible if a dog had barked at them when they were leaving?

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In this week’s Torah portion Moses and Aaron begin the process of convincing Pharaoh to free the Jews from their slavery in Egypt. There is something very peculiar in the verses when mentioning the names of Aaron and Moses. Sometimes Moses is first and other times Aaron is first. What’s going on?

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This week we begin the second of the Five Books Of Moses- Exodus. This book opens by stating that it will list the 12 tribes, however, it lists 11. Then when listing Joseph as number 12 the Torah says that Joseph was in Egypt. What is the Torah […]

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In this week’s Torah portion Jacob is preparing to pass on from this world. Joseph brings his children before Jacob for a blessing, as his children didn’t merit to grow up with their grandfather. During this meeting, Jacob says to his son “I never even thought (pallal-ti) I’d get to see your face, but now […]

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