There are many Halachot which appear to contradict explicit Biblical statements. For example, that an "Eye for an Eye" means monetary compensation. Why does Halacha not follow the simple reading of ...
Today the Hebrew word "leviathan" is translated as a whale. But the leviathan of the Tanach seems to be some kind of sea creature. See Job 41:1-34. Tehillim 74 there is an implication that G-d ...
If there is only one oral Torah how do we reconcile different interpretations of a written verse? [duplicate]
Many times when you read a confusing verse in the scriptures, several commentators offer their own interpretation. For example, Rashi can say X, Sforno says Y, and Ramban says something completely ...
I am wondering if the Samaritans observe the Sabbatical year differently than most the "Masoretic" Jews. If so, how?
What is the meaning of the "Yetzer Harah" - יצר הרע? How does it compare to the סטן?