My Strength and My Song: The Song at the Sea as National Anthem

The great song marking the Israelites’ safe crossing of the Sea of Reeds is the Hebrew Bible’s only full-length poem recited collectively by the people as a whole. What is it really about?

“Crossing of the Red Sea” in Dura-Europos Synagogue Fresco (Syria, 3rd Cent. CE)

Read the full article at Mosaic

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