Torah Portion Bo  Exodus 10:1-13:16

Bo is Hebrew for go.  Heres the context: And YHVH said to Moses, Go to Pharaoh for I will harden his heart and the heart of his servants; that I will set these, my signs in their midst. (Ex 10:1)

 Summary:  G-d sets the last 3 of the 10 plagues on Egypt: Locusts, Darkness, and Smiting the First Born.  We are given instructions about Passover what to eat (including unleavened bread), what to wear, and how to put blood on the door posts and lintels of the house to protect it from G-ds vengeance.  It is after the 10th plague that Pharaoh releases all the Hebrews, along with their children and possessions.  Our ancestors left Egypt with their unleavened bread, asking for and receiving silver, gold, and clothing from the Egyptians.  The Torah portion ends with sanctification of the first born of the Hebrews, as contrasted to the death of the firstborn of the Egyptians.