Moses was the guy who well over a thousand years ago led the Israelites out of Egypt and not to the "Promised Land" of Canaan but to a hill overlooking it. The Israelites leaving Egypt is called the "Exodus". Canaan was the Israelites' "Land of Milk and Honey" which they believed was their destiny through a Biblical prophecy.
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