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Parashat Bo

פרשת בא

Ex. 10:1-13:16 | Jr. 46:13-28

God sends three last plagues to Egypt: locusts, darkness and death of the firstborn. The orders that God gives the Hebrews after the last plague, when Pharaoh finally frees them, provides the people with several of his customs, some lasting for the entire existence of the Temple of Jerusalem: the offering of first fruits (first fruits and animals); others, present with us to this day: the unleavened bread, the bitter herbs and the retelling of this story on the first night of Passover.



Bo 5783

We are at the end of the plague series. In our parashah we find the last 3 plagues: locusts, darkness and, of course, the worst of all, the death of the firstborn. But of the three, the one that seems to be out of place is the 9th, darkness.

Bo 5782

The last plagues. The most terrible. And in a way, the best known. But I don't want to stop at the last one that is THE plague par excellence, Makat Bechorot: the death of the first-born Egyptians. Let's do a general overview of the pests.

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