Wise Fridays: Do Not Despise an Egyptian

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wise fridays: the wisest thing you can do, short of throwing your second-born son into the Nile River

‘Do not despise an Egyptian’…even though they threw your baby sons into the Nile. Why? Because they provided hospitality to you at a time of need.”

- Rashi‘s commentary to Deuteronomy 23:8

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Posted on April 3, 2009

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