Exodus 12 introduces the word pesach. It most often is translated “to pass over” today, giving Passover its name, but Saadiah Gaon understands differently.
God declares, “I am the Lord in the midst of the land!” Abraham ibn Ezra explores the idea of being in the center, and M.C. Richards talks about centering.
God gives Moses a mission – save the Israelites from slavery. When Moses worries about his speaking ability, God gives him a spokesman, his brother Aaron.
The Torah Text On his deathbed, Jacob offers each of his sons a blessing / prophecy in poetic style. Joseph’s…
Joseph and his brothers finally reconcile. In retelling his own story, Joseph tells them that he has become a father to Pharoah.