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The prohibition of not drinking wine had not yet been given and so they drank wine hoping to uplift themselves to be able to cleave to Hashem on a higher level. However they became so uplifted and so desired to be with Hashem that their souls could no longer handle being in a body and so they left their bodies known as klos hanefesh. The reason this was ...


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In Devarim they're listed the way you suggested, all in one posuk. Daas Sofrim says (http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=39783&st=&pgnum=169) that in Vayikra they're given each their own posuk to stress the issur because these animals were commonly eaten, and also because each one is on a different level in ruchnius (and Chazal say that ...


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The assumption behind this question is that every letter, every word and every verse of the Torah is measured out carefully. Thus, we see that from an extra vav, a halacha may be derived. When, in the discussions often found in the gemara, one Tanna interprets an extra word in one way to prove his point, we must take pains to explain how his disputant, the ...



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