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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.
Do we know anything about Moses’ descendants? Did they enter Israel with everyone else?
How is one meant to be both successful and humble, when ego seems like the inseparable companion of success? A lesson from Moses, the only person the Torah refers to as "humble."
If you see more deeply into me than I am capable of seeing into myself, which is the real me? The deeper and truer me that you see, or my me? This was the essence of a debate between Moses and the people of Israel at the foot of Mount Sinai, and between M...
Yitro was a leader, scholar and a mystic; Moses was a fugitive on the run, and had not yet had a G-dly revelation. Yitro was an idolater, Moses a monotheist. How did the two get along?
For generations, the commentators have struggled with this story. : Why would Moses not have come to this realization on his own?
When you delegate thoughtfully, you turn delegates into partners, not just employees.
An Essay on Parshat Yitro
On the plane of the soul there can be no criterion by which to determine who is higher and who is lower. As a result, it can truly be said that “all the people in the community are holy.”
Question and answers on events in the Parshah, complete with the source verses, so you can see the question inside the text. For Shabbat table discussion
Question: There is some missing information in the Bible. I read that Moses went down to Egypt with his wife and their two sons (Exodus, chapter 4). Yet later, in chapter 18, I read, “So Moses’ father-in-law, Jethro, took Zipporah, Moses’ wife, after she ...
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