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This is a great book that is easy to read with family. It gives a summary of every chapter in every book of nach... https://seforimdeals.com/store15/index.php/all-books-seforim/yeshiva-seforim/nach/journey-through-nach-2-vol-set.html


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I want to learn Nach on a "Pashat Pashut" format. I don't want to read the Hebrew-English Nach, neither the "fancy" Meforshim that delve through all of the Devrei Torah on each Passuk. Sounds like the M'tzudos would be a perfect fit. This is a pair of commentaries written in the 1700s by R. David Altschuler. M'tzudas Tziyon explains difficult words and ...


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It comes from the Shabbat, the seventh day of creation. The creation of the universe was completed by the creation of the Shabbat. The day that Hashem "stopped" the creation. That is also why the eighth day (the day of bris milah) symbolizes going over and above the universe of space-time. Rav Hirsch among other meforshim says that this is the basic ...


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The Arizal taught that Mikra, Torah She’bichsav (the Written Torah) should not be read at night. However, translating the Chumash into any other language, and especially learning Chumash with the commentary of Rashi—which is Torah She’be’al Peh (the Oral Torah)—is permissible at night. Ideally, however, studying Chumash in any manner should preferably be ...


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The furtive hiriq is a way to indicate the pronunciation that diverges from the received consonantal tradition, sometimes called a qere perpetuum. Another qere perpetuum is the name יִשָּׂשכָר which is always pronounced with one ש. It appears that the original pronunciation for the name ירושלם was indeed "Yerušalem", coming from the name Shalem (Jerusalem ...



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