Pinchas: Something to Notice

“The name of Asher’s daughter was Serah.” — Numbers/Bamidbar 26:48

But whence did Moses know the place where Joseph was buried? — It is related that Serah, daughter of Asher, was a survivor of that generation. Moses went to her and asked: ‘Dost though know where Joseph was buried?’ She answered him, ‘The Egyptians made a metal coffin for him which they fixed in the river Nile so that its waters should be blessed’….”
Babylonian Talmud, Sotah [Suspected Adulteress] 13b

For more on the legend of Serah bat Asher, read, e.g., Jewish Women’s Archive or her page in the Jewish Encyclopedia

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Virginia blogs on general stuff a vspatz.net and more Jewish topics at "A Song Every Day. Manages WeLuvBooks.org. CommunitythruCovid.com is on hiatus.

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