Time Period 5779 (2019).
Week of 29 Tevet (January 6) — Shabbat 6 Sh’vat (January 12)
Sh’mot (Exodus) 10:1 — 13:16
Haftarat: Yirmiyah (Jeremiah) 46:13—28
Plague after devastating plague, G-d wreaks unspeakable havoc upon Egypt, leaving no stone unturned as He shows Pharaoh who’s the boss. In the midst of this unravelling of the warp and woof of creation, why does G-d give to Israel the sighting of the new moon as the first commandment for them to perform?