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Ladies First at Mt. Sinai

How to Study Torah - Yitro

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Ladies First at Mt. Sinai: How to Study Torah - Yitro

When G-d instructed Moses to prepare the people to receive the Torah at Sinai, He said: "Speak to the house of Jacob, and tell the sons of Israel" (Exodus 19:3). The "house of Jacob," our sages explain, are the women; "the sons of Israel," the men.
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Hilda Zeigler Gales Ferry CT February 13, 2017

Moses goes up Did not Moses also first go up to see Burning Bush and then God calls to him? Reply

Levi Rapoport Syracuse January 26, 2016

correction @ 32:16 Rashi explains the Torah "simply" not 'literally'. There's a significant difference. Reply

Rabbi Mendel Kaplan Thornhill, Ontario February 22, 2013

Rib etc? The rib translation is wrong. period. "Adam" means a person, not a "man." The Hebrew is right, and the vast overwhelming amount of translation are riddled with inaccuracies & mistranslations... an unfortunate but factual reality that reflects the notion that the Torah can only be properly understood by studying it in its original Hebrew text. Reply

Julie UK February 4, 2013

genesis I have a copy of TANAKH A New Translation of The Holy Scriptures According to the Traditional Hebrew Text, (The Jewish Publication Society. Philadelphia. New York. Jerusalem) 5746. 1985. In Genesis 1. 27 it says "An G_d created man in His image, in the image of G-d He created him;male and female. No mention of man as two halves.
In Genesis 2.18 it says, "It is not good for man to be alone; I will make a fitting helper for him. 2.21 "so G_d cast a deep sleep upon Adam; and while he slept, He took one of his ribs... "2.22 "And the Lord G_d fashioned the rib that He had taken from the man into a woman; and He brought her to the man."
My question is, have they got it wrong in this book then? Is it different in a later edition? Reply

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