Bo

בֹּא
Go [to Pharaoh]

Exodus 10:1−13:16

When Is Bo Read?

/ 6 Shevat 5782
/ 6 Shevat 5783
/ 10 Shevat 5784

Summary

  • God sends the plagues of locusts and darkness upon Egypt and forewarns Moses about the final plague, the death of every Egyptian firstborn. Pharaoh still does not let the Israelites leave Egypt. (10:1-11:10)
  • God commands Moses and Aaron regarding the Passover festival. (12:1-27)
  • God enacts the final plague, striking down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt except those of the House of Israel. Pharaoh now allows the Israelites to leave. (12:29-42)
  • Speaking to Moses and Aaron, God repeats the commandments about Passover. (12:43-13:16)

Ten Minutes of Torah: Bo Commentary

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Reparations: Seeding a Better Future

By: Rabbi Mary Zamore

In this week’s Torah portion, Parashat Bo, as the soon-to-be freed Israelites prepare to leave Egypt, the Egyptians are struck with the plagues of locusts, darkness, and death of the firstborn.

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