Jewish scholars are divided over the issue of whether Moses was a real person.
Rabbi Norman J. Cohen believes that Moses was a real person and that he “changed the course of human history all by himself.”
Rabbi S. David Sperling from the Reform Judaism Seminary in New York City is not certain that Moses even existed or, if he did, whether the Bible provides much reliable information about him.
The link below, where the story was published, is no longer active. Since this is a subject of much interest, I will write a post in the near future and I will provide an answer to this question.
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Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary