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Exceptionally Moses!

The Talmud on determining the date at Sinai

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Exceptionally Moses!: The Talmud on determining the date at Sinai

In this Talmud class we’re onto a Shavuot track with teachings from Tractate Shabbat (87a) that narrate the events preceding the revelation at Sinai, and records a dispute over the exact date of this historic day. The cause for this difference of opinion was the divergent opinions regarding the lunar cycle, but as a result, Moses emerges as a unique prophet who was able to figure out the will of G-d on his own.
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