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  • The Beginning of the World = The Beginning of Torah

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    Rashi says that God 'looked into the Torah and created the world.' ...

  • The Beginning of the World = The Beginning of Torah

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    Rashi says that God 'looked into the Torah and created the world.' ...

  • A Lightning Rod Verse

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    Rashi and other commentators go crazy trying to interpret this verse. Is this verse talking about Noah or all the people in his generation? ...

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    In its attempt to justify Ecclesiastes as essentially a religious work, Kohelet Rabbah (midrash) portrays the sun as the horizon between "th ...

  • Genesis 32 : 4

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    Jacob sent messengers ahead to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom, ...

  • The Need to Sing

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    In this week’s Torah portion, Vayishlach, we encounter our eponymous ancestor Yaakov at a terrifying moment in his life. After 21 years of s ...

  • Ecclesiastes 6 : 12

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    Who can possibly know what is best for a man to do in life—the few days of his fleeting life? For who can tell him what the future holds for ...

  • Numbers 1 : 1

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    On the first day of the second month, in the second year following the exodus from the land of Egypt, the Lord spoke to Moses in the wildern ...

  • Everybody Counts

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    I have been told that my great grandmother never told anybody the exact number of grandchildren she had. When asked how many she had, she wo ...

  • Genesis 6 : 9

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    This is the line of Noah.—Noah was a righteous man; he was blameless in his age; Noah walked with God.— ...

  • Genesis 1 : 1

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    When God began to create heaven and earth— ...

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    hello. this gemara has a series of disagreements between Rav and Shmuel offering alternate ways to read the text (at the midrash level - not ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma they multiplied and increased very greatly Theme Otherness Subtheme Original Source Rashi on this verse, based on Pesikta de-Rav Kahan ...

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    Aside from your conclusion that Miriam was the life of the party, there is no apparent reason why Miriam and the women would bring along tim ...

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    The keyword here is "excerpt." The Torah is not a list of laws or facts; it is a living, guiding book, and therefore, verses taken out of c ...