Hebrew to America

On Dec. 21, 1620, a group of weary people waded ashore in a place they considered New Israel. An ocean away, they had left everything they knew behind for the sake of their belief in the Bible and the law of Moses in particular. They likened European society to Egypt, the king of England to a “British pharaoh,” the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, and their epic crossing of it as a modern-day Exodus.

Read more at “The Man Who Brought Hebrew to America”

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