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R' Eliezer's midnight deadline for the paschal lamb

Rabbi Akiva's view is that the Torah permits the consumption of the paschal lamb until morning. R' Eliezer, however, argues that the lamb must be eaten before midnight: ר' אליעזר אומר נאמר כאן לילה ...
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Did Am Israel pray for the mann to fall in the desert?

The people of Israel in the desert: should pray for the mann to fall the next day? Because it was sure that the mann will fall the next morning. If yes: does anyone know what prayer they should say?
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How many years between the birth of Yosef and Moses?

According to the Torah, how many years between the birth of Yosef and the birth of Moses?
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need help finding online midrash sources about the story of exodus?

I need to find online midrash sources (in English ,and can be searched using key words ) that explain the whole or most of the story of Moses and the pharaoh... Thanx all.
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Is it true that in the Torah the Pharaoh of the exodus is called "Pharaoh" more frequently than "the king" alone?

Is it true that in the Torah, Talmud, midrash, the Pharaoh of the exodus is called "Pharaoh" more frequently than "the king" alone?
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Who was first to show that the first nine of the ten plagues could be grouped into three groups of three?

Who was first to show that the first nine of the ten plagues could be grouped into three groups of three? The First Plague: Water Turned to Blood דָּם (7:17-24; 7:17-24) Go to Pharoah – לֵ֣ךְ אֶל־...
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Question about the religious life of beni Israel in Egypt before the Exodus?

How was the religious life of beni Israel in Egypt before the Exodus? It is well known that the ancient Egyptian viewed their kings as gods, because the divine power of kingship was incarnated in them,...
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Why were Beni Israel, with their numerous number, in panic from the army of the Pharaoh during the Exodus?

In Exodus 14: 5 When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, the minds of Pharaoh and his officials were changed toward the people, and they said, “What have we done, letting Israel leave ...