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It's a רש"י in שבת on Daf :י"ג that says: והספר. כל כתבי הקודש תורה נביאים וכתובים פוסלין תרומה במגען


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Rashi in Sanhedrin 30a says: בעל החלום. שר המראה חלומות בלילה The Master of Dreams is some sort of celestial messenger in charge of what you see when you dream. On the other hand, Chazal (Brachot 55b) knew that you tend to dream about what you thought about during the day. אין מראין לו לאדם אלא מהרהורי לבו So possibly this Master of Dreams is ...


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I believe that many current printings are changing the Rashi script into block script. One reason to use Rashi script is a very technical one: When multiple commentaries are printed on a page, it presents a visual difficulty. By writing half of the commentaries in Rashi script, it is easier for a person to visually track and read each commentary.


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Apparently although the Mechilta understood the prohibition to be kidnapping it still recognizes the literal meaning of theft. This is implied by this mechilta and also somewhat implied by this mechilta.


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Rashi to Exodus (2:5): על יד היאור. אצל היאור, כמו ראו חלקת יואב אל ידי (שמואל-ב יד, ל.), והוא לשון יד ממש, שיד האדם סמוכה לו. ורבותינו דרשו, (סוטה יב:) הולכות לשון מיתה, כמו הנה אנכי הולך למות, (בראשית כה, לב.) הולכות למות לפי (צ) שמיחו בה, והכתוב מסייען, כי למה לנו לכתוב ונערותיה הולכות I'm not clear on his exact intent, but it is evident that "yad ...


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The Sefer Minchas Mechareshes says that Rashi means to say that the Parsha was said by Hashem for Moshe to write down not before the second year, even according to the opinion that the Yisro came before Mattan Torah, because it concludes (18:27) with an event that only happened after the second month of the second year. Note that Rashi holds (Shemos 24:7) ...


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I think "the second year" is counting the year as starting from Tishrei. Thus, the Yom Kippur of "the second year" is the first Yom Kippur after leaving Egypt. Rashi thus means to say that these events occurred about four months before the Giving of the Torah, which is written later.



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