Bo: The Paschal Sacrifice and the Placing of the Blood

Posted by Michael Hattin on January 31, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Bo

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On the eve of the Exodus from Egypt, the people of Israel marked their doorposts and lintels with the blood of the Paschal lamb. In this week’s podcast, Rabbi Michael Hattin considers the symbolism of this puzzling act.

This podcast has been generously co-sponsored by Adina and Simon Brief in memory of Adina’s father Rabbi Dr. Joseph Neustein, HaRav Yehuda Ben Yichezkel, who lived a life of Torah and derech eretz to the fullest. It is also co-sponsored by Eli Elias in memory of his beloved grandfather Eli.

Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write to us at elmad@pardes.org.il.

Credits
Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
Arlene Harel – Production Coordinator

About Michael Hattin

Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute.

For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.

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