From the Daughters of Egypt to the Daughters of Tzelaphechad: Women Leading from Personal to National Identity – Part 1 Recording

Part I: The Midwives of Egypt and the Road to Redemption: Women Discovering Self and the Divine We will compare the biblical story of building the world’s largest structure—the tower of Babel—with the tale of subjugation and heroism in Egypt, noting the centrality of personal identity in both stories. In the Exodus story, our focus will be on outstanding female characters (the midwives, as well as several heroic “daughters”), whose strong sense of identity helps to repair the fractured connection with the divine and helps catalyze the redemption process.

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