The Real Red Sea Crossing

Quite a bit of controversy has surrounded the issue about the exact location of the Red Sea crossing by the children of Israel.  This momentous event in the history of Israel is recorded in Exodus 14.  The long accepted belief has been that the children of Israel crossed from Succoth through the Egyptian side of the western gulf of the Red Sea, what has been known as the Gulf of Suez, through the sea and onto the eastern side of that gulf.  [In recent years this gulf hit the news headlines when Somalian pirates hijacked ships plying the gulf out from or into the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal.]

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