Remembering free food in Egypt: How could the children of Israel have eaten free food in Egypt, when, as slaves, they even had to provide for the raw materials for the very bricks that they were compelled to produce? It wasn’t the monetary value of the food that they were referring to, but the idea that they were free from responsibility, free from the “yoke” of Torah, the covenant of Sinai.
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Beha’alotcha (Numbers 8:1-12:16)
Parashat Beha’alotcha is read on Shabbat:
Sivan 14, 5769/June 6, 2009
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