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Jul
11
awarded  Yearling
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Apr
24
accepted Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
Apr
24
comment Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
@Daniel comment continued: While it is possible that it is earlier, there is no evidence that it is. There is evidence which is far from absolute that it was from the same time period.
Apr
24
comment Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
Comment from @Daniel (who doesn't have enough rep to comment himself): There are other words in mishnaic Hebrew for "cutting"; it did not need to be changed to "tearing". The tannaic source in the tosefta was also around during the temple period. The entire proof that dayenu is from that period is that it says ubana lanu es beis habechira without reference to its destruction or the hope that it will be rebuilt. That would have been relevant at the time of R. Nosson as well, since he lived during the time of the mikdash... (contd.)
Apr
24
comment Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
Very interesting! Never heard before of Dayenu being ascribed to the temple era. What other opinions are there of its authorship?
Apr
23
comment Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
Indeed, though @Daniel's answer quoting Tosefta would seem to be older than the Gemara. Granted that R' Elazar ben Azarya and R' Akiva were both Tannaim, but they're still being quoted by Amoraim, which is second hand. So thus far, the Tosefta is still holding the "earliest source" baton. :-)
Apr
22
revised Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
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Apr
22
suggested approved edit on Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
Apr
22
asked Where is the first time that the splitting of the Red Sea is referred to as קריעת ים סוף?
Apr
15
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
5
comment Why do most of the shuls in Manhattan face the wrong direction?
This is a good answer; the only thing missing is why they chose to face SSW rather than NNE. Flesh that out, and you get answer credit.
Feb
5
comment Why do most of the shuls in Manhattan face the wrong direction?
Ok... "shotgun" isn't the first shape that comes to mind when I look at that, but then my name isn't @ClintEastwood :D
Feb
5
comment Why do most of the shuls in Manhattan face the wrong direction?
"Shotgun" shaped shul? I'm having difficulty picturing that... could you explain please?
Jan
6
revised What if the tafel comes to hand first?
"irregardless" is not an English word. "Irrespective" or "Regardless"...
Jan
6
suggested approved edit on What if the tafel comes to hand first?
Jan
1
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
1
accepted Looking for a list of cities with mikvaos
Dec
30
revised Looking for a list of cities with mikvaos
Narrowed down to to pure mikveh question
Dec
29
revised Looking for a list of cities with mikvaos
Rephrased to qualify as Jewish related