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Manna: Bread of Heaven

Manna: Bread of Heaven

In preparation for their Exodus from Egypt, the Hebrews prepared for their trek across the desert which, at the time, they assumed would be relatively short and direct. But one month after leaving Egypt, the Israelites ran out of food. On...

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The Portion of Beha’alotecha

The Portion of Beha’alotecha

This busy portion contains a number of legal and technical details, as well as stories. We are told of the Levites’ appointment as assistants to the priestly service, and the celebration of Passover in the desert after the exodus. The...

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