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Moses: (a) (1393-1273 BCE) Greatest prophet to ever live. Son of Amram and Jochebed, younger brother of Miriam and Aaron. Born in Egypt and raised by Pharaoh’s daughter. Fled to Midian, where he married Zipporah. Deployed by G-d to Egypt to liberate the Israelites. Visited ten plagues upon Egypt, led the Israelites out, and transmitted to them the Torah at Mt. Sinai. Led the Israelites for forty years while they traveled in the desert, all the while performing astonishing miracles and wonders. Died in the Plains of Moab, and succeeded by his disciple Joshua. (b) A common Jewish name.
Scripture tells us that Moses left Egypt a young man, and yet he comes back an octogenarian. Where was he for all those years?
Although only 48 prophets and seven prophetesses are mentioned in the Bible, Talmud, Megillah 14a. throughout our history our nation has been blessed with tens of thousands of individuals who transmitted the word of G‑d, each of them excelling in his or h...
The Israelite Prophet and Lawgiver Known as Moshe in the Bible
The greatest prophet who ever lived, Moses (Moshe) transcribed the Torah (also known as the Five Books of Moses), the foundational text of Judaism.
An Essay on Parshat Devarim
Moses was a man whose every act influenced our world and the realm of heaven, yet the people would slander him to his face and behind his back.
G‑d instructed Moses to ascend the mountain “in the middle of the day,” making it clear that they had no power over what would happen.
The Price of Leadership
A common denominator in all the explanations of the “Waters of Strife” incident is the implication that whatever the problem was, that wasn’t really the problem. Basically, G‑d is getting Moses on a technicality.
Moses was born in Egypt during the enslavement of the Jews. His parents, Amram and Yocheved, were from the illustrious tribe of Levi.
Nowadays, many people are in positions of power simply because their egos dictate so. But what is a real leader? How does a real leader lead and what are the qualifications that a leader must have?
Explore the mystical meaning
Discover the spiritual meaning of the male name Moshe, the secret behind their Hebrew letters and numerical value, and the name’s corresponding verse in the Torah.
Parshah Curiosities: Va'eira
Twice in the narrative we find Moses protesting and resisting G-d’s mission to tell Pharaoh to let the Jews go due to his difficulty to speak and sealed mouth. What was the remedy to this speech impediment, and why was he challenged this way in his role t...
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