Parshat Bo: The Plague of Darkness in the Land of Egypt
In this week’s parsha, God again asks Moses to go visit his step-father, Pharaoh. At the very beginning of the portion, God tells Moses directly that God’s intent is to make Pharaoh’s heart stubborn so that the divine signs might be visible in Pharaoh’s midst and therefore display divine power. And the reason for this? So that we can relate into the ears of our children, and the children of our children, the story of what happened in Egypt. And that is exactly what we do at Passover...
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