How is water a theme in the Torah portion of Shemot? Water flows in the Nile. Rain from God in the Land of Israel is water. Miriam watches Batya look at baby Moshe in the Nile in a watercolor.
Elisheva, a bloody Nile watercolor, and a gematria of plagues
“Shemot is the best parsha in the universe!” declares my daughter. And no wonder…it’s action-packed, with women heroes, defiance of a totalitarian dictator, and the Children of Israel enslaved, but not for long. For her, the best part is how little Moshe is taken from the water by the daughter of Pharaoh. Miriam is standing […]