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The Jubilee Year

JTW Staff said on 5/5/2010

Just like humans must have a day of rest...God commands the Jews at Sinai to leave their land unattended for 1 full year. I like the Midrash...

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The Language of Truth?

JTW Staff said on 5/5/2010

In his book, The Language of Truth, Arthur Green reminds us of the Midrash that connects this verse to Psalms 45:11 – "Listen, O daughter; l...

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