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3 Enoch is known in Jewish tradition under the name Sefer Hekhaloth. It is part of a wider body of texts known as Hekhaloth literature. This book is now considered one of the primary texts of kabbalah though it is technically, like Sefer Yesirah, pre-kabbalah and subject to interpretations that don't necessitate a kabbalistic metaphysic. At the time it was ...


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I believe it is an internal system innovated years ago by Moreinu HaRav Dovid Mintz, shlit"a, as an attempt to organize the responsa, etc. of the poskim of the OU on halachic issues to indicate what are the official halachic positions of the O-U. (Note that it can only work where the O-U's policies are actually consistent and based on halachic rulings of ...


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According to the listing from Wikipedia, it was written in the 13th century. It's author is unknown. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sefer_Nizzahon_Yashan The claim is that based on style of language, it probably originated in Germany. From the time frame, it sounds like it followed on the heels of the notorious 'Disputation of Paris' which took place ...


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According to Wikipedia: Sefer Nizzahon Yashan (ספר ניצחון) "The (old) Book of Victory" is an anonymous 13th Century Jewish apologetic text originating in Germany. The name "old" (Hebrew yashan, Latin vetus) is attached to distinguish the work from Yom-Tov Lipmann-Muhlhausen of Prague's work of the same name, Sefer Nizzahon, written between 1401-1405. It is ...



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