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Translating the Torah

Practical Parshah - Devarim

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Translating the Torah: Practical Parshah - Devarim

Moses translated the Torah into the languages of his day. What are the rules, and the risks, of translating Torah into other languages?
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Septuagint, Parshah, Devarim

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Mendel Kaplan November 20, 2012

Response in plain English! Yes & Yes Reply

Anonymous November 7, 2012

Call me slow but please answer these questions plainly. "When we learn the Torah tonight in English is it sacred? Is it holy?" When it is written in English do we treat it with reverence? Reply

Bill Parker, CO August 6, 2011

Extremely insightful....I missed the point reading the Parshah myself. Reply

binh tran fremont, ca August 5, 2011

Devarim Thank You Rabbi Kaplan, I've studied Judaism for almost 2 years now many I've learned from your weekly teachings, through Judaism and teachings of Torah from Rabbi like yourself and other Rabbis I have gained much moral values. I thank G-d for giving you and other Rabbis great wisdom to teach us all.. I'm very grateful foir your weekly teachings. Reply

Leigh Burlington, VT August 2, 2011

Thank you, Rabbi Kaplan Thank you for your words of wisdom. Keep teaching Torah, please. Reply

Each week, Rabbi Mendel Kaplan will delve into that week's Torah reading to bring out a practical lesson for life and explain the Biblical sources for the customs, laws, practices and ethics of our people.
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