Posts Tagged ‘Exodus’

Mishpatim 5776

February 2, 2016

Three strange “god”s.
And what makes a Bible translation Jewish?

This week’s handout:  18 Mishpatim 5776


Yitro 5776

January 26, 2016

Did Jethro have an accent?

This week’s handout:  17 Yitro 5776


Beshalach 5776

January 19, 2016

Why did Moses lift up his hand?
And who else did something similar?

This week’s handout:  16 Beshalach 5776


Bo 5776

January 12, 2016

Did God bring the locusts with an EAST wind, a SOUTH wind, or something entirely different?

This week’s handout:  15 Bo 5776


Va’era 5776

January 5, 2016

The extraordinary word God uses to threaten the Egyptians with “extraordinary chastisements.”

This week’s handout:  14 Va’era 5776


Shemot 5776

December 29, 2015

Israel will leave Egypt by means of “a mighty hand” — but whose?

This week’s handout:  13 Shemot 5776


Vayakhel-Pekudei 5775

March 10, 2015

Is Exodus 36:1 in the voice of Moses? The chapter division says one thing; modern translations say another.

This week’s handout:  22-23 Vayakhel-Pekudei 5775

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Ki Tisa 5775

March 3, 2015

Moses on the mountain, and “proclaiming the name LORD.”

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Tetzaveh 5775

February 24, 2015

This week, the first of TWO times that the “tamid” (daily offering) is commanded in the Torah.

This week’s handout:  20 Tetzaveh 5775


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Mishpatim 5775

February 10, 2015

Is the end of the Covenant Code as significant in a LITERARY way as its beginning?

This week’s handout:  18 Mishpatim 5775


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