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Day Seven (Exodus 13:17 - 15:26)

The Anatomy of a Miracle
The Red Sea split for the Children of Israel in accordance with a stipulation made at the very onset of its creation. Since G-d can do as He wishes with His world, why the need for such a stipulation?
Fleeing From Our Personal Egypt
Lying here in my bed, unable to move or speak, unable to hug or kiss my precious children, I am in a physical Egypt
The Four Factions
One camp proposed to throw themselves into the sea. A second group advocated return to Egypt, a third wanted war, a fourth prayer. G‑d rejected all four strategies . . .
Miriam’s Song
The womanly strain in the “Song at the Sea”
The womanly strain in the "Song at the Sea"
How the Red Sea Got Real
As a roadblock, it was a fiction. As a miracle, it became real.
There are no obstacles, only miracles waiting to happen.
Nachshon ben Aminadav: The Man Who Jumped Into the Sea
When everyone else hesitated, he jumped into the swirling sea.
What Does G-d Have to Do with It?
Is it possible to be spiritual and selfish at the same time?
On the Haftarah: The Great Light Which Comes out of the Darkness
A Commentary on the Haftarah of the Seventh Day of Passover
By overcoming the darkness, the light is greater than it would have been without the difficulty.
Seventh Day of Pesach Haftarah Companion
For an informed reading of II Samuel 22:1–51
This haftarah is read in connection with the portion of Haazinu, as well as on the seventh day of Passover.
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