Plague #1: Blood

INSIGHT: A Debt of GratitudeDumb, Dumber, and Dumbest! Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #1: Blood Moshe delivered HaShem’s instructions to his brother, “Aharon, tomorrow morning go to the Nile. Stretch your hand over it and strike the river with your staff!” The next morning, Aharon stood by the Nile, lifted his stick, and hit the water. Not […]

Plague #2: Frogs

INSIGHT: A Ribbit-ing Question Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #2: Frogs Once again, HaShem told Moshe to warn Paraoh that another plague would be on its way, unless he released Bnei Yisrael from their bondage. Even after witnessing the horrible plague #1, דם (pronounced Dom) “Blood”, Paraoh did not give in. What a dumb move! (Get it… […]

Plague #3: Lice

INSIGHT: The Finger of G-d?! Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #3: Lice It was time for another plague. HaShem instructed Moshe, “Tell Aharon to strike the dust of the earth with his staff, and the dust will turn into lice. Do not warn Paraoh this time. He had two chances already and he did not listen.” As […]

Plague #4: Wild Animals

INSIGHT: “Dinner anyone?” Not so fast. Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #4: Wild Animals Again, HaShem told Moshe to warn Paraoh of another plague that was around the corner. Moshe went to the palace and said, “Let my people go so they may serve HaShem. If not, your land will be overrun with fierce and ferocious animals! […]

Plague #5: Animal Disease

Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #5: Animal Disease Once again, Moshe was back at Paraoh’s palace with another warning, “If you still won’t let my people out of Egypt, HaShem will kill all your precious animals. They will die from an awful, horrific disease. If you say “no” this time, tomorrow you can say goodbye to all […]

Plague #6: Boils

INSIGHT: An Animal Question Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #6: Boils Paraoh was given no advance warning for the next plague. HaShem told Moshe and Aharon to stand in front of the king so he himself can witness the miraculous events. As he was instructed from HaShem, Moshe took two handfuls of ashes from the furnace, and […]

Plague #7: Hail

Puzzle SHAZAK Plague #7: Hail HaShem told Moshe, “Wake up early in the morning, stand before Paraoh and tell him the following words in My name: ‘Let my people go! If you choose not to, you, your servants and your entire nation will suffer! Once and for all, you will all recognize that there is […]

Promises, Promises, Promises

Puzzle SHAZAK Promises, Promises, Promises But the moment the dangerous storm passed, Paraoh went right back to his old self. “Did I say I would let the Jews go?” said the king. “NO, NO, NO! Absolutely NOT! I WILL NOT LET THE JEWS GO!” SHAZAK If you ask me i DO NOT… i repeet DO […]

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