Why is Egypt compared to a fox, while the four great Kingdoms of Israel’s exiles were all compared to great animals? What was Egypt’s crafty plan for survival from the growing menace of the Israelite population in their midst? Why did it involve throwing the babies in water, as opposed to using fire or the sword as a means of destruction? Why did Hashem ‘bring the Egyptians to the deluge’ as opposed to bringing the deluge to the Egyptians? How were the people of Israel able to survive if they, like the Egyptians, were surrounded on four sides by the waters of the sea?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.