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awarded  Curious
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comment How can I respond to challenges to the Kuzari argument for the transmission of Torah from Sinai?
@DoubleAA Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Jun
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comment How can I respond to challenges to the Kuzari argument for the transmission of Torah from Sinai?
Shmuel, so you must not believe that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, because it was a one-time event that took only a second, in the middle of nowhere (at that time America was in the middle of nowhere) witnessed by just a single group of people (Americans).
Jun
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revised How can I respond to challenges to the Kuzari argument for the transmission of Torah from Sinai?
Answer to the critics
Jun
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answered How can I respond to challenges to the Kuzari argument for the transmission of Torah from Sinai?
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
If it doesn't matter whether it's 21,000 or 22,300, then why does the Torah bother to write it?
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
This doesn't answer my question. I want to know why it should matter to me whether there were 22,000 Leviim or 21,000 Leviim or 22,300. This is fine if the Torah were a historical text, but the purpose of the Torah is to teach me how to live my life. What do the numbers of members of the tribes teach me?
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
@Menachem, that question is why the numbers are repeated. I want to know why the numbers are given in the first place.
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
It is obvious that every letter in the Torah is important; otherwise, why would a Torah with one letter wrong be invalid?
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
What do you mean by 'rigorous definition'?
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
It is Torah 101 that every letter is important.
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awarded  Commentator
Dec
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comment Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
By 'important', I mean that it teaches a halacha or a hashkofic insight.
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asked Why does the Torah give the number of members of each tribe at the beginning of Bamidbar/Numbers?
Dec
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accepted Why wasn't the Torah given to klal Yisroel as a DVD?
Nov
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asked Why wasn't the Torah given to klal Yisroel as a DVD?
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awarded  Editor
Nov
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comment Is it assur to play sports with a yarmulke?
I just edited the question.
Nov
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revised Is it assur to play sports with a yarmulke?
Changed it to "Is it assur?"
Nov
25
comment Is it assur to play sports with a yarmulke?
That's a good point @ShmuelL.