The Daughters Victorious
Based on the biblical story, Rabbi Wexler takes us on a fictional journey into the lives of five brave and determined sisters who transformed Judaism and women's rights when they fought for their property and educational rights, the results of which can be seen in Judaism's laws of inheritance. All of this happening 3,000 years before the most advanced Western civilizations acted in a similar manner.
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I am willing to allow the Hebrew men to leave the country for several days for a
holiday. The women, children and cattle must remain in Egypt." Moses would
accept no such limitation and Pharaoh began to awaken to the awful truth.
"I understand that we have the right to help ourselves to some Egyptian wealth
before we leave. I am not talking of looting. We shall just borrow and not return
those items that we may need. It is justified as a form of reparations for the many ...
All the adults and children remained at home, abiding by the Divine instruction
not to leave any dwellings before daybreak. The Egyptians had been more than
glad to bestow their wealth upon the Hebrews in the hope that it would somehow
'Leave us alone and let us serve the Egyptians.' Is it not better to be alive and
enslaved in Egypt than free and dead in the desert?"17 This time Moses was not
at a loss for words in the face of the savage tirade. "Do not be afraid, my brothers,
Then, troops who have been waiting in hiding on lower levels will seal the main
path behind us and leave us with no way out." Arad soon realized that he was
talking to a very knowledgeable man with considerable experience. "What do you
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - blumsclues - LibraryThing
I'm generally not such a fan of bible-based literature. However, this book surprised me. Based on talmudic sources, the bible and the writer's imagination, this book stays pretty true to the original ... Read full review
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