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  • Don't make fun of bald people

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    I can't help it...I love this little story! This is one they never tell the little kids. It's more violent than any of the Grimm's fairy t ...

  • 2 Kings 2 : 23

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    From there he went up to Bethel. As he was going up the road, some little boys came out of the town and jeered at him, saying, “Go away, bal ...

  • Stories of hospitality

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    The story of the birth of Orion (Ovid's Fasti, V, lines 493-536) is a close parallel. The theme of hospitality is common to Greek, Canaanite ...

  • Using the Bible for moral justifications

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    Here's a great example of an ancient Biblical practice that not only seems barbaric but is just wrong! This shows people can use any excerp ...

  • Remark

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    In fact, listen to the audio Bible here! ...

  • Validated by Archeology

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    Recent excavations have discovered an ancient clay bulla with Hebrew script that reads "Gedaliah ben Pashur." Ben Pashur's name appears in t ...

  • Bring back Tagged Tanakh!

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    This used to be a GREAT resource for people (Jews and non-Jews) to read and comment on the JPS Tanakh. But sometime around 2011 or 2012, it ...

  • My cup runneth over

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    I have to say, as much as I enjoy the JPS Tankakh, the phrase "my drink is abundant" sounds a bit pedestrian compared to the King James Bibl ...

  • Oh My G-d! What's Your Name?

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    Bible critics love to point out inconsistencies in diction (for example, the names of G-d) between chapters of the Torah, claiming that the ...

  • The Akeda

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    If I were to count down the greatest hits of the Jewish Bible, I believe that the story of the binding of Isaac would be number 1! Not only ...

  • Lessons from Curling

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    I have Olympic-fever. No matter what sport is on, what time of day it is on (except of course during Shabbat), I love to watch the Olympics ...

  • Jeremiah 38 : 1

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    Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jucal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malchiah heard what Jeremiah was saying to all ...

  • Lamentations 2 : 10

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    Silent sit on the groundThe elders of Fair Zion;They have strewn dust on their headsAnd girded themselves with sackcloth;The maidens of Jeru ...

  • Interesting Start

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    Kinda gets straight into it - no "Introduction" or anything. I like it. ...

  • A Tisha B'Av Custom Uncovered

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    Lamentations is traditionally read in synagogues while sitting on the ground. Seems like the Rabbis got the idea from Lamentations itself. ...

  • Deuteronomy 17 : 18

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    When he is seated on his royal throne, he shall have a copy of this Teaching written for him on a scroll by the levitical priests. ...

  • Psalms 23 : 5

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    You spread a table for me in full view of my enemies;You anoint my head with oil;my drink is abundant. ...

  • Remark

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    Well, there could be some development of the Tagged Tanakh in the future. A rep from JPS informed me that JPS handed over the Tagged Tanakh ...

  • Remark

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    The Message, a paraphrase that quite often misfires, actually has a really nice rendering here: "my cup brims with blessing..." That is not ...

  • Sisters and Kings

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    Lecture on how the stories of Sarah, Rebecca and Dinah relate ...

  • Moses and Ishmael

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    Lecture on the many similarities between the stories of Moses and Ishmael ...

  • Genesis 22 : 1

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    Some time afterward, God put Abraham to the test. He said to him, “Abraham,” and he answered, “Here I am.” ...

  • Genesis 49 : 22

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    Joseph is a wild ass,A wild ass by a spring—Wild colts on a hillside. ...

  • Psalms 104 : 11

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    giving drink to all the wild beasts;the wild asses slake their thirst. ...

  • Exodus 18 : 1

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    Jethro priest of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law, heard all that God had done for Moses and for Israel His people, how the Lord had brought Isr ...