Some thoughts and resources for exploring the Torah portion Shemot (Exodus 1:1 – 6:1, sometimes transliterated Shemoth or Shemos. This is part of a series of weekly “gathering sources” posts, collecting previous material on the weekly Torah portion, most originally part of a 2009-2010 series called “Opening the Book.”
A Path to Follow: Light, Fire, and Water in Moses’ Life
Language and Translation: The Children of Israel [proliferated]
Something to Notice: These are the names
Great Source(s): Cassuto on Exodus
Shemot is next read in the Diaspora beginning with minchah January 11 through Shabbat, Jan 18.
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