#18: A Very Long Interval

#18: A Very Long Interval

Stage 18 of 49

The Yisrael-ites were in Mitzrayim 430 years, according to the Book of Exodus. This is sometimes translated as “the lifestyle” they experienced persisted for “a very long time.” The number 430 is explained by biblical scholars in many ways. It is also very close to the number of years of slavery and its results in this country.

written version of this chapter with visual on demographics and an “Opportunity Map” for Washington DC created by high school students in town. Those who cannot make use of visuals are invited to email rereading (at) rereading4Liberation.com for additional text or audio.

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Virginia blogs on Jewish topics at "A Song Every Day" and manages the Education Town Hall and #WeLuvBooks sites. More at Vspatz.wordpress.com

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