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Adam: (a) (3760-2830 BCE) The first man, created by G-d. Married Eve, and together they are the progenitors of the human race. They were placed in the Garden of Eden, but were banished from there after eating from the forbidden Tree of Knowledge. (b) Man. (c) A common Jewish name.
The basic reason is that one should be close enough to the flame's light to benefit from it.
It is commonly assumed that Adam and Eve were vegetarians. In fact, it wasn’t until after the Great Flood (about 1,600 years after the creation of the world) that G‑d permitted Noah and his children to kill and consume animal life, thereby breaking a long...
The story of the havdalah candle goes back to the very first Shabbat in history
Question: I have always been fascinated by the havdalah ceremony, which marks the transition from Shabbat to the weekday. I know that we make a blessing on a special havdalah candle, but I never had the courage to ask why. What’s up with the flame? Reply:...
The Tree of Life first appears in the Bible in the story of Adam and Eve when they were in the Garden of Eden.
Question: So Sarah dies, Abraham needs to buy a burial plot for her, and he asks for a cave in a field belonging to Ephron the Hittite. What did Abraham know about that cave that he was willing to pay 400 shekels for it? Answer: Allow me to share some his...
Why do the rabbis add so many laws to the Torah? Isn't that what caused Adam and Eve to sin--the fact that Eve made unwarranted additions to G‑d's law?
What actually occurred on the first Rosh Hashanah, more than 5700 years ago? What are we commemorating?
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