Parashat B'shalah

Moses leads the Israelites into the wilderness after their escape from Egypt. God sends manna to feed them and Amalek attacks the Israelites.

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3) God tells the Jewish people that the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest. What is your definition of rest? How is that the same or different from God's definition in this portion?

4) The Israelites test God in this portion. Do you ever test God? Why? How?

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Nancy Reuben Greenfield

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