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Parents As Pillars

Parashat Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)


My daughter has always been the squeamish type. Once, when she was about 4 years old, we were talking about the exodus from Egypt -- the dark night of watching, when God told the Israelites to slaughter lambs and smear the blood on the doorposts of their houses so that the Holy One would "pass over" and spare their firstborn from destruction.

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