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What were Moses' other names?

1 Moshe's family named him six names: Yered, Chaver, Yekutiel, Avigdor, Avi-Socho, and Avi-Zonoach. Moshe's adoptive mother, Bitya (the daughter of...

What were the dates of the Exodus and splitting of the Sea?

Question: What was the date that Moses saved the Jewish people from the Egyptians, and what did Moses accomplish in Egypt? --Tim Answer: In...

Why do we cry: Calling for Moshiach

It seems that whenever things are not going well, we Jews express the hope that Moshiach must come to make things better. So when tragedy strikes, or when...

Miriam

Miriam, the daughter of Amram and Yocheved, and older sister of her two famous brothers, Aaron and Mosheh, was born in Egypt just when the Jewish people...

Moses and Aaron

There were two great brothers and a sister: Aaron, Moses and Miriam. In the Sidrah Chukkat of this month, we read about the passing of Miriam and Aaron....

Tzipporah

Tzipporah, Yithro's daughter, was famous for her fine character and beauty. In Midyan, where she lived with her father and six sisters, people often...

The Birth of Moses

I. THE LITTLE PROPHETESS Life had become very difficult for the children of Israel in Egypt. Every day brought with it a new and more cruel decree from...

The Warriors of Ephraim

More than a hundred years had passed since the death of Joseph in Egypt, and the bitterness of the Golut (Exile) had become daily more unbearable. The...

Jochebed

Jochebed, the mother of Moses and Aaron and Miriam, surely was one of the greatest Jewish women that ever lived. Think of it: Moses, who brought the...

The Prophetess of Redemption

One of the foremost righteous leaders of the Jews in Egyptian exile was the prophetess Miriam, sister of Moses, in whose merit the Jewish nation drank...