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Why did G-d cause Moses to be raised in the royal palace?

While we can’t know exactly why G-d does what He does (anyone for irony?) here are two reasons why Moses was raised in Pharaoh’s palace:...

What were the Ten Plagues?

1. Blood: All water turned to blood, including both river water (and killed all the river fish) and water in a cup. An Egyptian could only obtain...

How many years did the Jews spend in Egypt?

210 years.When G-d and Abraham sealed the "Covenant Between the Parts," G-d told Abraham, "You shall surely know that your seed will be...

The Wildest Story Ever Told

Everybody's got a story to tell. But how many people purposely and happily tell a story that makes them look, well, sort of bad? The Jews do. Who else...

Remembering The Future

The Seder is a mystical, magical night. It is the Jewish Fourth of July, commemorating the anniversary of our freedom, celebrating the liberation and birth...

If Pharaoh was so evil, why did G-d create him?

G-d doesn’t create “evil” people, nor does he create “good” people. G-d creates people who have the freedom of choice to be...

Does Chassidism discuss the Egyptian bondage and Exodus?

It does. In short, Pharaoh represents the ego; Moses, the transcendent part within the soul. The struggle between Pharaoh and Moses is to train our ego to...

Is there spiritual significance to the Jews making bricks in Egypt?

There are two basic materials used in building: stone and brick. The difference between them is that stones come ready-made, while bricks have to be...

Is there historical evidence for the Jews being in Egypt?

There is plenty of archeological evidence that indicate that the Jews were enslaved in Ancient Egypt. Many books have been written on this topic, one of...