Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The sages and Second Isaiah on the Exodus

IT'S STILL PASSOVER: An Ideal Exodus? (Hakham Dr. Isaac Sassoon,
At the Seder we commemorate our ancestors’ departure from Egyptian bondage and express gratitude for the inestimable gift of freedom. And yet, some ancient rabbis, and prophets before them, could not ignore the affliction and hardship that befell Egyptians as well as Israelites at various stages of the story. And so for the future they envisioned a kinder redemption.

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