B’Shalach 5779 – Cherishing the Gift of Shabbat

Posted by Levi Cooper on January 13, 2019
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Torah, Shemot (Exodus), Beshalach

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After miraculously escaping slavery in Egypt, the Israelites reached the desert and complained that they had nothing to eat. The Almighty gave them the magical manna to sustain them, with a double portion on Friday. The Israelites are told to “see” what has been given to them (Exodus 16:29). The Maggid of Melbourne discusses this gift, and how it is revered in Jewish Law by Tosefet Shabbat--the practice of extending the holy day beyond its time boundaries.

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About Levi Cooper

Levi teaches Bible, Hasidut, Maimonides and Midrash at Pardes. Originally from Australia, Levi holds an LL.B., LL.M. and Ph.D. from the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University, and is a member of the Israel Bar Association. He is currently an adjunct professor in the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University and post-doctoral fellow in the Law Faculty of Tel Aviv University. Click here to read more.

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