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End of Slavery in Egypt

When did the slavery end in the Egypt – at the start of the plagues or when they finished?

How Miraculous was the Splitting of the Sea?

There is a Midrash that Nachshon was the first to jump into the sea. When the water reached his nostrils, it miraculously split into two. This seems to contradict what the Torah itself says – that God brought a powerful east wind which drove back the sea the entire night?

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