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Moses, Maimonides and the Alter Rebbe

Letters and Numbers of Torah - Shemot

Moses, Maimonides and the Alter Rebbe: Letters and Numbers of Torah - Shemot

When G-d shows Moses a sign by having him turn a staff into a snake, G-d asks Moses, (Exodus 4:2) "What is this in your hand?" But the two words, "mah zeh" ("what is this") are spelled in the Torah as one word, "mizeh" ("from this.") How does the term "mizeh" hint to the Alter Rebbe and Maimonides whose yahrzeits are this week?
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