Was moses real? were the jews really slaves in egypt?

i was raised jewish, so i've always thought this was true. i realize jesus was a real person, because there is acheological evidence and scientific fact to prove his existence, but obviously the rest is according to religion. so were the jews really slaves, and if they were, who brought them to israel (or... show more i was raised jewish, so i've always thought this was true. i realize jesus was a real person, because there is acheological evidence and scientific fact to prove his existence, but obviously the rest is according to religion. so were the jews really slaves, and if they were, who brought them to israel (or wherever they went if they didn't go there), and how did they get to that place.

be nice, don't offend anyone's beliefs, please.
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