In the Torah portion of “Shemot”, the opening section of the Book of Exodus, we read about the enslavement of the Jewish people under a new Pharaoh.

According to our tradition, it was in the merit of the Jewish people keeping their Jewish names that they were redeemed.

With this in mind, we will explore Jewish naming traditions from Biblical times to today.

Join Rabbi Ari Enkin for a fascinating look into Jewish naming customs and why they are so meaningful.