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In Parshat Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16) we’re finally freed from years of slavery! Mazal Tov! But before we get to the triumphant splitting of the sea, we read a whole section of laws relating to firstborn children and animals. Wait, what?! Can’t this wait until we’re across the Sea?? Whats the deal with these laws and what can they teach us about the true meaning of the Exodus?

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For more on Israel’s chosenness: https://goo.gl/bzqY43 & https://goo.gl/sf88aF
For more on the concept of the “firstborn”: https://goo.gl/406yp8
To learn more about the Plague of the Firstborn: https://goo.gl/q6eIQC
The firstborn in Genesis stories: https://goo.gl/X9rHPH

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