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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.
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...
"וישמע יתרו" “And Yitro heard.” (18:1) QUESTION: Rashi writes, “Yitro had seven names; one was ‘Yeter’ because he ‘added’ a parshah in the Torah: “ve’atah techezeh” — “and you shall seek out” (18:21). When Yitro saw how hard Moshe was working, the first t...
Do we know anything about Moses’ descendants? Did they enter Israel with everyone else?
Regarding Moses’ birth, we read that “his mother saw that he was good.” What did she see? One interpretation, cited in several classic sources, is that she saw that he was circumcised and knew that there was greatness in store for him. Being born circumci...
"And Moses was exceedingly humble, more than any man on the face of the earth". Very nice compliment, but who wrote this verse? Moses himself! Is that called humility?
On a typical week, the Torah is read publicly on Monday, Thursday, and twice on Shabbat. On holidays, fast days, and Rosh Chodesh, the Torah is read regardless of the day of the week. When did this start? Moses instituted that the Torah be read three days...
We claim to believe in the Bible, but it seems to me that in reality we're controlled by a small group of old men and their Talmud...
Moses was eighty years old at the time, the year 2448 after creation. Moses passed on in 2488 on the seventh of Adar at the age of 120. Click here for more information on Moses. Best wishes, Chani Benjaminson Chabad.org
Moses was absolutely sure about G-d. But he doubted his people.
Why isn’t Moses part of the Haggadah’s Exodus narrative?
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