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At the end of Parashat Emor is the story of the “son of the Israelite” who blasphemied HaShem’s name because HaShem returned His judgement to Moshe that the man did not have a right to set up camp with the tribe of Dan, as he would wish, since his father was an Egyptian. Where, then, was he supposed to set up camp, and why?

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    "... because HaShem returned His judgement to Moshe that the man did not have a right to set up camp with the tribe of Dan, as he would wish, since his father was an Egyptian". This information is not in the verses themselves. They only say that a son of an Israelite woman and an Egyptian man went out and quarreled with an Israelite man, pronounced the [Divine] Name and cursed, and mention his mother's lineage. How do you know the rest of it? – Tamir Evan May 11 '20 at 8:49
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    "where was he supposed to live if he was being rejected everywhere?" (1) You only mention he was rejected by the tribe of Dan. How do you know everybody else rejected him? (2) He could have lived outside the tribal encampments, presumably where the 'Erev Rav lived. It may not have been dignified, but it would have been living. – Tamir Evan May 11 '20 at 8:59
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    Where did the eiruv rav lived. I suppose he should have lived with them. – interested May 11 '20 at 9:55
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    He like the eirev rav was a member of Bnai Yisrael as a convert just like everyone else who had been at the revelation on Hra Sinai. However, since his father had not been one of the tribes, he did not belong to any tribe. Thus he was supposed to live with those who were not members of a tribe. @LeeN. Note that the definition of a Jew is one whose mother is Jewish back to the revelation at Har Sinai. This means that everyone who was at the revelation was Jewish including the eirev rav. The members of the tribes were based on the fathers membership back to the original sons of Yaakov. – sabbahillel May 11 '20 at 19:41
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    Does this answer your question? Where did the converts camp in the desert? – DonielF May 11 '20 at 20:07
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He like the eirev rav was a member of Klal Yisrael as a convert just like everyone else who had been at the revelation on Har Sinai. However, since his father had not been one of the tribes, he did not belong to any tribe. Thus he was supposed to live with those who were not members of a tribe. Note that the definition of a Jew is one whose mother is Jewish back to the revelation at Har Sinai. This means that everyone who was at the revelation was Jewish including the eirev rav. The members of the tribes were based on the fathers membership back to the original sons of Yaakov.

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