Bo - Part 2
What was the source of the darkness that plagued Egypt? Rabbi Kaplan delivers deeper insights into the ten plagues that inflicted the Egyptians and other fundamentals in the parsha
Bo - Part 3
What was the purpose of the ten plagues? Why did Hashem have to plead with the Jewish people to take gold and silver from the Egyptians when they left Egypt? Rabbi Kaplan elaborates further on the ten plagues that inflicted the Egyptians
Bo - Part 1
What does it mean that G-d hardened Pharaoh's heart, does that mean that he lost his free will? What is the secret to transmitting the truth of Judaism to the next generation? Rabbi Kaplan derives remarkable lessons for life from the scriptures
What He Did for His Tefillin
And what his Tefillin did for him.
Ethics in the Parsha - Parshat Bo
Can we justify the behavior of the Jewish nation in borrowing valuables from the Egyptians with no intention of returning them?
Parshat Bo - Everything is for the Good
Rabbi Botton expounds on the Exodus from Egypt based on Kabbalah and Chassidut
Bo - The Pesach Offering
The first sacrifice that the Jewish people brought together as a nation was the Pesach offering. Why did G-d command us to use a sheep for the Pesach offering? Rabbi Schiller derives essential lessons for life based on the scriptures
Bo - Part 5
What is the common theme of the last three plagues mentioned in this portion? What is the connection between the mitzvah of circumcision and the offering of the Korban Pesach? Rabbi Kaplan derives meaningful lessons from the scriptures
Bo - Part 4
Why did Moses say that the plague of the firstborns will take place at approximately midnight, if G-d said exactly at midnight? What is the significance of the fact that the dogs didn't bark when the Jews left Egypt? Why are the dogs rewarded for this act, if they don't have free choice? Rabbi Kaplan elaborates further on the ten plagues and the exodus from Egypt
Parshat Bo - It’s All for the Best
In this short clip, Rabbi Zamir Cohen talks about the wealth and possessions that the Jews were supposed to leave Egypt with, according to the prophecy that G-d revealed to Avraham. From this we learn that even if things seem wrong, everything is ultimately for the best.
Bo - Stop and Think
From Pharaoh's illogical behavior we can understand why people fail to change when they experience great events. They may even recognize that miracles have occurred but they do not think about their consequences