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Parshat Bo follows the plagues unleashed in Egypt, and how they could have been avoided all together if Pharaoh had freed the Israelites instead of feeding his own self-interest. If we all make small changes to benefit others instead of ourselves, we can make a big difference in our quality of life and the world as a whole.
This week's parsha is when Moses learns he must act as a messenger for G-d, to get the Israelites out of Egypt. He does not initially view himself as a leader, but he learns that G-d will support him and everyone who puts in work and effort. This applies to issues we are facing now such as racism and anti-Semitism, because we have an obligation to help as Jews and as messengers.