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  • Opportunity of a setback

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    January 16, 2013 | 1:49 pm

    This week’s parasha is one of the most central to the Jewish narrative. We read of the final plagues, the storm brought by God’s mighty hand and outstretched arm gathering on the border of Egypt, the Divine command to prepare for the Exodus by baking the matzot and eating the...

  • Divine Presence

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    As I tucked my kids into bed recently, one of them asked me, "How do we know where God is? How do we find God?"

    It was both an amazing moment (that day school and synagogue are paying off) and a terrifying moment. I needed to provide an answer that was honest, but one they could...

  • A Portion of Parshat Bo

    By Abby Gilad

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In last week's parsha, the Israelites sat back and watched as God brought seven plagues upon the Egyptians. This week, we read of the final three plagues. All of a sudden, the Israelites are told that they must help God in the last plague. How? They must smear the blood of a lamb on...