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Va-eira

Va-eira

I (God) Appeared [to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob]
Exodus
6:2−9:35

God spoke to Moses and said to him, "I am the Eternal." - Exodus 6:2

Summary: 
  • Despite God's message that they will be redeemed from slavery, the Israelites' spirits remain crushed. God instructs Moses and Aaron to deliver the Israelites from the land of Egypt. (6:2-13)
  • The genealogy of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and their descendants is recorded. (6:14-25)
  • Moses and Aaron perform a miracle with a snake and relate to Pharaoh God's message to let the Israelites leave Egypt. (7:8-13)
  • The first seven plagues occur. God hardens Pharaoh's heart, and Pharaoh rescinds each offer to let the Israelites go. (7:14-9:35)

When do we read Va-eira?

2019 Jan 5
/28 Tevet, 5779
2020 Jan 25
/28 Tevet, 5780
2022 Jan 1
/28 Tevet, 5782

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