Civil War

INSIGHT: A CIVIL War?!Shabbos HaGadol – The Great Shabbos Puzzle SHAZAK Civil War The firstborn Egyptian sons were terrified. Many of them frantically ran to their fathers and pleaded, “Moshe is warning that the next plague will kill us. It’s The Plague of the Firstborn and I am a firstborn! Help! Save me!” Others begged […]

Passover or Pass Over?

INSIGHT: HaShem Knows… Don’t You Know?L’Chaim!Shazak’s Drawing Dilemma Puzzle SHAZAK Passover or Pass Over? HaShem continued his instructions to Moshe and Aharon.  “Tell Bnei Yisrael to sacrifice the lamb on the afternoon of the 14th day of the month of Nissan. Spread the blood from the lamb on the 3 sides of your doorframes: the […]

The Grand Barbeque

INSIGHT: Poor Little Bread a.k.a MatzahA Little BIG DifferenceWhy a BBQ?! Why Whole? Puzzle SHAZAK The Grand Barbeque It was now getting closer and closer to the Great Exodus, and HaShem gave Bnei Yisrael some last minute instructions, “Make sure to roast the entire lamb over an open fire until it is well-done. Every family […]

The First Ever Passover Seder

INSIGHT: Grand Talkathon!Korech – It’s a Wrap!“The 4 Questions” or “The 5 Questions”?! Puzzle SHAZAK The First Ever Passover Seder Now that the meat of the lamb was roasted, the families went back home for the meal. It was indeed the first ever Passover Seder. The table was set. As per HaShem’s instructions, the menu […]

A Proud People

Puzzle SHAZAK A Proud People Meanwhile, back at the palace, Paraoh awoke to the cries and screams of his people.  “What am I going to do?” he thought to himself. “I, too, am a firstborn. I could die any minute! I must get Moshe!” Paraoh ran as fast as he could to Goshen. After some […]

A Final Paycheck

Puzzle SHAZAK A Final Paycheck Moshe then turned to Bnei Yisrael and said, “People of Israel: It is finally time to collect payment for 210 years of slavery. Go ask the Egyptians for their gold, silver, jewels and even their beautiful clothes. Do this quickly so we can leave Egypt today.” Most of the Egyptians […]

A Promise Fulfilled

INSIGHT: “Come Up, Bull!” Puzzle SHAZAK A Promise Fulfilled While Bnei Yisrael were collecting the gold and silver from the Egyptians, Moshe was busy with an important mission of his own.  “Many years ago,” he thought to himself, “the sons of Yaakov made a promise to their brother Yosef, that when the time will come […]

Tune in Next Parsha

19 / 19 You made it to the end of the Parsha! Pretty Puzzle! Go


Puzzle SHAZAK EXODUS! It was now the middle of the day on the 15th of the month of Nissan. Moshe turned to Bnei Yisrael with the grand proclamation, “Fellow Jews, the time has come. Let us all go OUT OF EGYPT!” There was no time to properly prepare food for their journey into the wilderness. […]