Then the Eternal One said to Moses, "Go to Pharaoh. For I have hardened his heart and the hearts of his courtiers, in order that I may display these My signs among them." - Exodus 10:1
Tu BiShvat or the "New Year of the Trees" is Jewish Arbor Day. The holiday is observed on the 15th (tu) of the Hebrew month of Shvat.
Now when Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although it was nearer; for God said, "The people may have a change of heart when they see war, and return to Egypt." - Exodus 13:17
Join Cantor Jason Kaufman, Elana Arian, and Eric Schnobrick for Songs for the Journey, a special concert on Shabbat Shirah, known as the Sabbath of Singing – when we read the Torah portion including God’s parting of the Red Sea, permitting Moses, Miriam, and all the children of Israel to
Jethro, priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard all that God had done for Moses and for Israel, God's people, how the Eternal had brought Israel out from Egypt. - Exodus 18:1