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#blogExodus – Packing: The Eleventh Plague

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

That last bit in the Egypt narrative finally makes sense.

וַיֹּאפוּ אֶת-הַבָּצֵק אֲשֶׁר הוֹצִיאוּ מִמִּצְרַיִם, עֻגֹת מַצּוֹת–כִּי לֹא חָמֵץ: כִּי-גֹרְשׁוּ מִמִּצְרַיִם, וְלֹא יָכְלוּ לְהִתְמַהְמֵהַּ, וְגַם-צֵדָה, לֹא-עָשׂוּ לָהֶם
And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual. (Exodus 12:39)

At least, after driving myself berserk, trying to get five Frummies ready for the exodus back to the Promised Land.

With 600,000, I can see the wisdom in just leaving.

This post is part of a larger project, coordinated by The Ima, in preparation for our Festival of Redemption, Passover. Feel free to head over to her place and thank her for dreaming up such a creative way for us to understand the themes of Passover in our own lives.

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. Tuesday, 3 April 2012 7:37 pm

    Travel safely to the Promised Land, enjoy the seder and give ZaydeGiraffe a hug from me!

    • ZaydeGiraffe permalink
      Wednesday, 4 April 2012 12:59 am

      Mo’adim l’simcha to JanetheWriter, and to all of Frume Sarah’s fans!

  2. Tuesday, 3 April 2012 7:55 pm

    Have a great Pesach!
    (Whatever you all need is available here.)

    • Frume Sarah permalink*
      Tuesday, 10 April 2012 9:57 pm

      Indeed. Like the undergarments Poppyseed mentioned she needed…as we were leaving for the airport!!!

      • Wednesday, 11 April 2012 11:02 pm

        Luckily, Target is open late each night! I bet you’re glad to be home.

  3. Tuesday, 3 April 2012 11:54 pm

    Chag sameach and safe travels!

    • Frume Sarah permalink*
      Tuesday, 10 April 2012 9:58 pm

      Thanks, Phyl. Back atchya!

  4. Friday, 6 April 2012 10:03 am

    Chag Kasher V’Sameach!

    • Frume Sarah permalink*
      Tuesday, 10 April 2012 9:58 pm

      גם לך

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