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Gad and Reuben's Request to Receive Lands East of the Jordan

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It was the tribes of Reuven and Gad that requested to settle in the land east of the Jordan; but half the tribe of Menasheh also receives their portion on the other side of the Jordan. Why?
Although G-d bequeathed Abraham and his descendants the land of Israel whose borders include the east side of the Jordan, this territory was never formally part of Israel and will only become so with the final redemption. This class will explore the profo...
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