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Yehudah Altein

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Rabbi Yehuda Altein is a writer, translator and editor specializing in Jewish subjects and handwritten family material. A former researcher for JLI’s Machon Shmuel Research Institute, he has written on Jewish history, scriptural exegesis, halachah, and chassidut. Yehuda resides in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his family and enjoys collecting antique Judaica and exploring natural history in the Torah. He can be contacted at yaltein.writing@gmail.com.
Phinehas was brazenly zealous when he slayed Zimri, the licentious leader of the tribe of Simeon.
The sotah episode is a metaphor for any time we stray in our personal relationships or with G‑d.
The breastplate was a garment worn by the high priest while serving in the Holy Temple.
Tractate Tomid
The tractate of Tamid, the shortest tractate of the Talmud, discusses the regular daily service in the Holy Temple—the sacrifices, the incense, the priestly blessings and more. Tamid concludes on topic of the songs the Levite choir would sing in the Holy ...
Korah takes a stance against Moses and Aaron, which ultimately led to his downfall.
The Wickedness of the People, The Ark, The Flood, The Flood Recedes, The Raven and the Dove, Noah Offering, The Seven Laws, Covenant with Noah
Adam and Eve were the first humans, created by G‑d on the sixth day of Creation and ancestors to all of mankind.
Ezekiel spent the bulk of his life in Babylonia, where he envisioned most of his prophecies.
From Prisoner to Prince
Joseph was sold by his brothers to Egypt, where he ultimately became ruler of the land, second only to King Pharaoh.
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