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Tanach: The bible; acronym for Torah (i.e., the Five Books of Moses), Nevi’im (Prophets), and Ketuvim (the “Writings”; i.e., the Hagiographa).
I don't understand why there are constant ups and downs and such hardships in the Torah.
The custom of not learning Scripture at night is sourced in the Midrash and boldered by the teachings of Kabbalah.
At times, it is only a slight variance, but at others, it can be a completely different word.
Verses: When G‑d taught Moses the Torah, He also taught him the proper pronunciation and punctuation of its words: vowels, grammar, and sentence set-up—i.e. verses (pesukim). Similarly, the authors of the respective (divinely inspired) books of Prophets a...
And why it matters
“The Torah and the Holy One, blessed be He, are one.”Zohar, quoted in Tanya (Likkutei Amarim, chs. 4 and 23, and Shaar Hayichud Veha’emunah, ch. 1). See Zohar 1:24a, 2:60a, 3:73a. In Judaism, a sefer (pl. seforim) is not just a book containing knowledge, ...
This is a story about G‑d miraculously saving us. If so, why do we leave Him out of the story?
Psalms is a most beloved book, filled with prayers, praises, and prose. Compiled by David, it is an essential part of the Jewish Canon.
Queen Esther wrote this book with Mordechai and petitioned the sages to have it included in Scripture. The Men of the Great Assembly then rewrote it.
I was always under the impression that King David was the author of the book of Psalms (Tehillim). But as I read through the psalms, I saw that many of them are attributed to other composers: Moses, Asaph, Heiman, and others. What’s the deal?
"הקורא את המגילה למפרע לא יצא" “If one reads the Megillah backwards, he has not fulfilled his obligation.” (Gemara, Megillah 17a) QUESTION: Why would someone do such a strange thing? ANSWER: The purpose of reading the Megillah is to underscore that in all...
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