I've Always Wondered
What is Shirat Hayam? Originally published January 11-12, 2019.

Shirat Hayam (שִׁירַת הַיָּם),  the “Song of the Sea” (also known as “Az Yashir Moshe,” which is the first line), appears at Exodus 15:1, which we will read next week in Parashat Beshallah, on Shabbat Shirah.  It praises God in recounting the crossing of the Sea of Reeds (the Red Sea) and the destruction of […]

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