Was God a Feminist? A Close Reading of Exodus 1-2

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Schechter Institutes of Jewish Studies

How are we to explain the prominence of the Israelite women in the Exodus narrative?  Was the Biblical narrator a feminist?  Or, are other forces at play in this unique telling of the enslavement and redemption of the Israelites in Egypt.  

The opening chapters of Exodus tell a tragic tale of enslavement and genocide, yet the mood leaves us oddly optimistic. Using irony and suspense, we go from trial to trial- through marriage, birth, danger, bravery, cunning, flight, and relocation to an ending that is merely the beginning of the Israelite story in Egypt. 


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