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No. Rashi was a tremendously great scholar and recipient of oral traditions from the schools of Germany, but he did not receive supernatural ruach hakodesh. The Ohr Hachaim (who lived a few centuries after Rashi) writes in his commentary to Genesis (6: 3) that after the destruction of the Temple prohecy ceased but Ruach Hakodesh continued. (I presume this ...


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Unfortunately, indeed we do not have prophets today, and Chazal say that the last prophets were Hagai, Zecharia and Malachi. Rashi's momentous perush on most of the Bible and most of the gemara speak for themselves, however here are a few quotes (loose translations by me, except for the last Rashi) about his special work (this list can go on forever): The ...


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The question was specifically about converts becoming Jewish prophets,so here goes: Sh'maya, Sage and President of the Sanhedrin, from a Mideastern religion Avtalyon, Sage and Vice-President of the Sanhedrin, from a Mideastern religion Bithiah, Moshe's foster mother from traditional Egyptian religion Jethro priest of Midian and ...



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