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Ever HaYarden (Territories East of the Jordan)

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Learn how Moses gave the land east of the Jordan to Reuben, Gad, and half of Manassah, on one condition.
Reuben and Gad made a first stride in spreading the holiness of Israel to the outside by converting the east bank of the Jordan River into part of the Holy Land.
Why the dramatic shift in Moses' view on the Jewish settlement of the eastern territories? If the Reubenites' and Gadites' petition initially struck him as reminiscent of the sin of the Spies, what convinced him to endorse their plan and even expand on it...
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...
Chapter Seven, Part 1
Many are the consequences to a soul that descends from Israel
Gad's battle victims were readily identifiable. With one fell swoop of the sword they would cut off the head together with the arm. The ability to strike such a blow is an indication of tremendous lion-like strength.
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