Parsha Bo By Rabbi David Hartley Mark

In this Parsha/Torah Portion, God continues to mete out His wrath against Pharaoh and the Egyptian People for oppressing the Israelites.

Bo by David Hartley Mark

Note: for the purpose of this week’s Drash/Commentary, the Reader must accept the possibility that the Pharaoh of the Exodus was the traditionally-accepted one, Ramesses II. I am positing that his son, Merneptah (who in actuality did not succeed his long-lived father until the son was in his sixties) grew up in the palace as […]

Parsha Bo by David Hartley Mark

Note: for the purpose of this week’s Drash/Commentary, the Reader must accept the possibility that the Pharaoh of the Exodus was the traditionally-accepted one, Ramesses II. I am positing that his son, Merneptah (who in actuality did not succeed his long-lived father until the son was in his sixties) grew up in the palace as […]

Parsha Bo 5773 Online Torah Study

Parsha Bo: What Have You Done To Improve The World Lately?

At the start of this parsha/Torah reading, Pharaoh’s pride has boxed him into a corner. He is too caught up in his own ego to recognize the destruction which the Ten Plagues are bringing upon Egypt, as well as the suffering of his people. All along, Moses and Aaron repeat God’s demand: Shlach et ami […]