Episode 12: Jacob’s House, Egypt’s Culture, and a World Series to Remember

Psalm 114 verse 1 states, “When Israel came out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of foreign tongue…” Isn’t this verse needlessly repetitious? What is the difference between the parallel terms “Israel” and “house of Jacob,” on the one hand, and “Egypt” and “a people of foreign tongue” on the other? Isn’t this verse only half a sentence? And is the Astros victory in the World Series relevant to this discussion? Join David Nekrutman and Rabbi Pesach Wolicki to find out.

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