Parshat Bo – Living a ‘miracle’

04.01.2014                      03.Schwat.5774                      Bo

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Parshat Bo – Living a ‘miracle’

This week’s Torah portion – Parshat Bo – is similar to the previous one, Parshat Va’era, in the abundance of miracles that defy the laws of nature.

This week’s Torah portion – Parshat Bo – is similar to the previous one, Parshat Va’era, in the abundance of miracles that defy the laws of nature: Makat Arbeh, the mass of locusts that came to Egypt and covered its skies; Makat Hosheh, three days without sun in Egypt; Makat Bechorot, the sudden and immediate death of every firstborn in Egypt; and the greatest miracle of them all – the liberation of Am Yisrael from slavery and their Exodus from Egypt on their way to the Eretz Canaan, as Eretz Yisrael was termed in those days….