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What exactly was the first sin? What was the Tree of Knowledge of good and evil? Is this kind of knowledge a bad thing such that it had to be forbidden, and was only acquired through sin? Isn’t knowing the difference between good and evil essential to bei...
Question: Someone has recently told me that the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge eaten by Adam and Eve was not an apple. Is this correct? Answer: The Talmud Talmud, Berachot 40a. cites three opinions: Rabbi Meir says that the Tree of Knowledge was a grapevi...
Question: I'm studying to teach my children about the bible and creation but I can't seem to get past Genesis 2! In Genesis 2 it says that Adam and Eve were both originally naked, "but they were not ashamed." After they ate of the Tree of Knowledge, we ar...
Was Adam and Eve's sin part of "the plan"?
The sooner we realize it’s all a mind game, the sooner we will be able to win the game.
Why was G-d so afraid that humans would gain eternal life that He was compelled to throw Adam and Eve out of Gan Eden?
On the Identity of the Tree of Knowlege
Apples have gotten a bad rap, especially in religious art, for their depiction as the forbidden fruit.
Though he had no internal drive to deviate from G‑d’s command, there was an external evil influence, the serpent, that ensnared Adam and caused him to sin.
A taste of Shazak Parsha, where the weekly Torah portion comes alive! Geared for kids... Great for adults!
The serpent convinces Chavah to eat from the tree of knowledge
Chp. 3 verses 1 - 21: We are now introduced to the serpent. He convinces her that it was good to eat from the tree of knowledge, and she also gives Adam to eat from the fruit. G-d asks Adam if he ate from the tree, he blames the woman. She blames the serp...
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