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Bil'am was a non-Jew prophet, his prophecy is about Israel mainly and is integral part of Pentateuch, Chazal, magnify his prophecy and see an allusion in the last verse of Pentateuch that in Jewish people there was no prophet comparable to Moses, but in world peoples yes, there was Bil'am. But there was others, a part of them are integrated in Torah ...


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I don't have a thorough answer about the mechanism of substitutive atonement -- in general, in Judaism, a person dies for his own sin. In those instances where it LOOKS like one is dying for another, the rabbis explain that the death of a particular person is designed to inspire others to repent and avoid their own punishment. The death brings about ...


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Wikipedia writes: Natalia is a female given name with the original Late Latin meaning of "Christmas Day" (cf. Latin natale domini). It is currently used in this form in Italian, Romanian,Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, and Polish.[1] Other forms and spellings include Natalie/Nathalie (French, English and German), Natálie (...


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In your case this is not a lost item, to take it is simply robbery, not a problem of found objects. The carpet luggage. is a place in which objects are placed, and have not been forgotten, as Tside Reshut Harabim. It is Derech Hinuach. If you find a battered suitcase along the side of a highway, it is a found object, it has fallen from a car. To take a coat ...


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Rav Tzvi Hirsch Kalischer was the first to coin the phrase: Zera Yisrael He used this in reference to someone born to a non-Jewish mother but had a jewish father. He referred to them as Zera Kadosh - Holy Lineage. The most vocal and bold Halachist to apply this concept was the Former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel Rav Ben Zion Meir Chai Uziel ...



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