Blog post #6
This week’s parashah depicts the continuation of the 10 plagues and the actual Yetziat Mitzrayim (leaving of Egypt). The emotional richness of the story always strikes me, but as I was reading throughout the parasha this year two major ideas stuck out to me. The first comes in 13:8, commanding the people to tell their children of the work of Hashem. Here we have a clear indication of the importance of education and how essential history is to the Jewish people.