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The Exodus

The Exodus

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And they shall take [some] of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and on the lintel…And the blood will be for you for a sign upon the houses where you will be, and I will see the blood and skip over you….

It came to pass on that very day, that the L‑rd took the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt with their legions…this day will be for you as a memorial. (Exodus 12:7, 13, 51.)

The Jewish people begin their journey out of the darkness of Egypt at the first light of dawn. The red frame conveys the blood on their doorposts; a sign of protection from the last plague which brought death to the Egyptian firstborns. Darkness hangs above the people as the night sky is slowly transformed by daybreak. The figures seem to be moving quickly towards the light which guides them to freedom. We sense the poignancy of the moment. The Jewish people have made this journey from darkness into light over and over since this first exodus.

Yoram Raanan takes inspiration from living in Israel, where he can fully explore and express his Jewish consciousness. The light, the air, the spirit of the people and the land energize and inspire him. His paintings include modern Jewish expressionism with a wide range of subjects ranging from abstract to landscape, biblical and Judaic.
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Anonymous via chabad.co.za January 16, 2016

Syria Exsodus Wonderful news in these troubled times is that the last Jews had been helped to leave Syria, this week. In the week of Parsha Bo.

Coincidence? No, I am convinced that the Creator of Heaven and Earth, which brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt, has a plan for each child of Israel.
And then Jer 23:7 is also there. Reply

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