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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - ZIPPORAH.
Zipporah is mentioned by the Rabbis alternately with praise and with blame.
Joshua was of the opinion that Zipporah and Moses were always estranged, and that the latter did not love his wife (ib.
The name "Cushite" was given to her, it is said, because she was distinguished from other women by her beauty, even as the Ethiopians differed from other people in their complexions.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=135&letter=Z   (294 words)

 Healthy Cooking for the Holidays with Zipporah Lea Oksman
Zipporah Oksman Beans, dried, etc., rice, grains such as millet, lentils, chick peas, all kinds of vinegars, oils, and spices.
Zipporah Oksman Primarily the B vitamins and protein.
Zipporah Oksman In general it is because it has a special fatty acid.
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  ReadingGroupGuides.com - Zipporah, Wife of Moses by Marek Halter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She is named Zipporah, "the little bird." Although she is a Cushite by birth --- one of the fl people of the lands to the south --- she is taken in by Jethro, high priest and sage of the Midianites.
Zipporah knows almost immediately that this man will be the husband and partner she never thought she would have.
Because of Zipporah --- the outsider, the fl-skinned woman --- Moses becomes a defender of the oppressed and a liberator of the enslaved.
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 RPGnet : The Inside Scoop on Gaming   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zipporah was not only a woman doing a man's job, she was a stranger brought into the midst of the house is Israel, a daughter of a priest of a foreign god, married to the mouthpiece of the Eternal Lord.
Zipporah was a non-Jew, but apparently agreed to raise her children as Jews, and was the only person to ensure that the rituals were performed as they should have been.
Scholars have suggested that Zipporah herself was the cause of Moses' victimization, her attachment to the Midianite culture leading her to refuse Moses' request to circumcise their child as a baby, instead setting it at the age of thirteen, as has been done by the Bedouin tribes for thousands of years.
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  Karen Strand Winslow - Ethnicity, Exogamy and Zipporah
Zipporah's circumcision of her son in Exod 4 is the climax of a pattern in which the un-endangered females in Moses' story-world thwart deadly attacks on endangered males by Pharaoh and the LORD.
Whereas, Zipporah is depicted as birth giver in Exod 2 and as an aggressive, blood-shedding savior in Exod 4, her actions and words in Exod 4.24-6 transmitted the blood to Moses and consequently the role of savior to him.
Zipporah had to go with Moses to perform the salvific circumcision; and she had to have been sent away at some point in order to be returned by her father to Moses.
prophetess.lstc.edu /~rklein/Documents/exogamy.htm   (4709 words)

 Bible Study - Zipporah
Zipporah, from the Hebrew meaning a female bird, or a small bird, was the daughter of Reuel (see Jethro), a priest of Midian.
Moses met and married Zipporah when he fled from Egypt after killing an Egyptian who was abusing a Hebrew.
Zipporah and her children remained with her father Jethro when Moses went back to Egypt for the Exodus, but Moses rejoined them later when they were camped near Mount Sinai (Exodus 18:1-8).
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 Healthy Cooking for the Holidays with Zipporah Lea Oksman
Zipporah Oksman Beans, dried, etc., rice, grains such as millet, lentils, chick peas, all kinds of
Zipporah Oksman Primarily not getting the B12 which is found in meat products or sauces that come
Zipporah Oksman If you're not allergic to it, it has been found to help some cardiovascular disease,
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Zipporah was Moses' wife and daughter of Jethro the Midianite.
Moses met her after fleeing Egypt when he hit an Egyptian man for killing an Israelite.
The New Jewish Encyclopedia, NY: Behrman House, 1976; Navigating the Bible II
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/tzipporah.html   (71 words)

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