Commonly call the Passover
holiday based on the following sequence of events:
Beginning of Oppression
and his brothers died, and the children of Israel multiplied in the land of Egypt
The Birth of Moses
Levi's grandson, Amram
, the son of Kehat, married Yocheved, and she bore him three children...
Moses' Early Adventures
An Egyptian overseer
hit one of his charges. Seeing that the Egyptian was persecuting the Hebrew
unjustly, Moses came to his rescue and killed the persecutor
The Divine Ambassador
remembered His convenant
, and Jacob
, and decided to deliver their descendants from bondage
Moses Returns to Egypt
Frightened by their sudden appearance, Pharaoh
asked the two brothers what they wanted. The message sounded like a command...
The Ten Plagues
Included Blood, Frogs, Bugs, Pestilence, Boils...
Thus the children of Israel
from the yoke of their oppressors on the fifteenth day of Nissan
in the year 2448 after the creation of the world...
Table of Dates
From 2216 (1544 BCE), when Joseph was sold and led to Egypt, to 2448 (1312 BCE), the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. 232 years that changed the world forever.