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Beshalach: Joshua Safran talks about Amelek

Recommended for ages 12+

“Are ya ready for G-d?!” Moses asks the Israelites in Parshat Beshalach, during their epic flight out of Egypt. With the miracle of G-d parting the Red Sea, narrator Joshua Safran — a women’s rights advocating attorney featured in award-winning documentary Crime After Crime and author of Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid — reveals the chain of knowledge that began with Moses and the entire nation of Israel.

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Thanks to all of our generous funders that contributed to the G‑dcast Parashat haShavua (פָּרָשַׁת הַשָּׁבוּעַ or “weekly Torah portion”) animated series. Additional thanks to each of the writers, narrators, producers, educators, and sound engineers that contributed to this animated interpretation of Beshalach (בְּשַׁלַּח “when [he] let go”) including Fritz G. Alcindor, Barbara Barza, Nick Fox-Gieg, Sarah Lefton, Rachel Levinson, Russel Neiss, Matthue Roth, Joshua Safran, Emily Savage, Jeremy Shuback and Jeanne Stern.

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