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In Parshat Shmot, Pharaoh’s daughter names baby Moses, revealing his connection with the water, as his sister Miriam looks on.
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We call the Torah the “Five Books of Moses” since it was a part of his very identity. Yet he was willing to forgo it for something more vital- his people.
In the Book of Shmot, G-d counts and names the Children of Israel as they head into Egypt and again at their deaths to show His infinite love for them.
The Hebrew word vayikra, “and he called,” used by the Torah to describe Adam’s calling the name of every creature displays the significance of naming…
In the Holy Tongue, a word precedes its subject, creates it, and constitutes its very being.