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Breastfeeding and Judaism: Why Moses' Mother Didn't Put Bottles Into The Ark Of Bulrushes - Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East
The Torah doesn’t talk much about breastfeeding, as it was taken for granted in ancient times. Moses’ mother doesn’t put bottles into the ark of bulrushes she sends down the Nile to save him from Pharaoh’s evil decree (Exodus 2). According to the midrashic commentary Moses refused to nurse from an Egyptian nursemaid, so the …