Posts Tagged ‘ egypt ’

A Mix-and-Match Haggadah

June 25, 2012
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Were all Egyptians pro-slavery? Children’s author Lemony Snicket suggests that even if most Egyptians started out in favor of subjugating the Israelites, they probably wavered after the Ten Plagues started. After burning hail, wild beasts, and lice, he says, “even Pharaoh’s son was probably an abolitionist–a word here which means ‘in favor of ending…

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An American Childhood in Egypt

June 1, 2012
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Sipping from the Nile, a new memoir, tells the story of Jean Naggar, who is…

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One Fat Pharaoh

December 10, 2011
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How did the Israelites escape from their slavery in Egypt? If you trust Roy L. Moody, a doctor who…

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The Great Lulav Crisis of 2011

October 5, 2011
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Shaking a lulav might get a lot harder this…

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Raiders of the Lost

April 1, 2011
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In 1896, a pair of vacationing Scottish twin…

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