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As @user 12568 find itself and teach us. See Shut Maharshal at the end of siman 17 לפיה מה שהוכחתי בראיות ברורים בפרק החולץ דבת גוי ועבד מן הישראלית אינה פגומה אלא לכתחילה אבל נשאת לא תצא. ...‏,br> I already demonstrated with clear proofs in Perek Hacholets[1] (see Yam Shel Shlomo no 38[2] (לח)) that a daugther from a non Jewish or a Slave and a Jewish ...


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Pomegranates, for a start. And also the lulav and etrog.


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If he would of say "פרה ורבה" I would understand that only adom but not his children so it said in plural form to inclined the next generations


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There are two complementary comments in Rashi that explain the mechanics. One in chapter 35 vs 11 and more at length in chapter 48 vs 4. Basically, Yaakov had a prophecy in parshas Vayishlach in which he was told he would produce another גוי and גוים. The גוי was understood to mean Binyamin once he was born. Once it was clear that he would not be having ...


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Rav Hirsch points out that when Reuven lost the bechorah, the three elements of that status were split among three other children. The kedusha aspect was given to Levi. The tribe of Levi even in Mitzraim were treated as the "priests" of Bnai Yisrael and did not have to serve as slaves. Yehuda was given the status of Malchus and from him would come the final ...


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Looking at the source in the Torah (Bereshit 48:15-16) seems to indicate something else. It isn't that Yaacov Avinu is making the sons of Yosef his sons. It is that he is praying to the Creator that the 'Redeeming Angel' that looked out for Avraham, Yitzchok and himself, would also continue to look after these children of Yosef. Yaacov wanted the angel to ...



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