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Chida in Shem Hagedolim (page 7 of the file) quotes Seder Hadoros, who says that the commentary on Iyov isn't from Rashi. On that same page he also quotes someone who claims that none of the commentary on Neviim is from Rashi, although he disagrees with that.
Very interesting question! However, Rashi is relying on the Midrash in Bereshit Raba (75:4): מלאכים - אלו שלוחי בשר ודם. ורבנן אמרי מלאכים ממש. Rashi interpreted as Rabanan that the meaning is actual angels, not messengers.
Mosef Rashi is a modern invention from printers who collect Rashi's writing from other Masechtos which would add insight to the sugya at hand. As such they are Rashi's own words (or Rashbam or the like when quoting from certain masechtos) but not any new found work of his. It's the same old Rashi. So if Tosafos have anything to say about, it would usually ...
Talmud Berachos 58b "What is the meaning of Kima? (Kima is a group of stars)...Shmuel says: Kima is like a hundred stars." (Kima is the conjunction of the Hebrew K' (like) and Meah (100).) Most traditional commentaries say that Kima is the Pleiades star cluster. It is known that the naked eye can see about 7 of them (the 7 sisters). In reality, a quick ...
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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