Yocheved – A faithful mother and example for us all • Mother’s Day Shabbat 2022

by Hylan Slobodkin

May 7, 2022

I’m sure Yocheved had a huge part to play in the identity and destiny of her three children. But can you imagine how many times Moses would bring her to tears. She let him go once, then a second time. Her separation anxiety must have been off the charts. Then Moses kills an Egyptian, leaves Egypt, and flees to Midian. She doesn’t see him for 40 years. Oh the stress we put our mothers through. But sorrow and suffering can be strengthening.
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