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Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Bo

Bo: Plagued by Darkness

This week’s reading, Bo/Come, describes the last three plagues imposed by God on Egypt including the plague of darkness. The darkness was in some ways the subtlest of the plagues, and the text makes it clear that it was not ordinary darkness: YHVH said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward the sky, and there will be darkness on […]

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