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Nahashon the son of Amminadab

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Nahashon the son of Amminadab: Leader of the Tribe of Judah during the Israelites’ sojourn in the desert. Brother-in-law of Aaron. According to the Midrash, was the first one to leap into the Red Sea, causing it to split.
Artist’s Statement: When the Israelites came to the Reed Sea, G-d required that they show their faith before the sea would split. Nacshon ben Aminadav of the Tribe of Judah walked into the sea, deeper and deeper. When the water reached his neck, G-d split...
Artist's Statement: This is a painting of Nachshon Ben Aminadav who walked into the sea when the Egyptians where chasing the Jews. He continued walking until the water reached his nostrils, then it parted and the nation was able to cross on dry land.
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