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How are we to understand future prophecy fulfillment concerning extinct nations?

In Isaiah , the prophecy about the root of Jesse, there is reference to the people of Moab,Ammon and edom and of nations like Shinar (Babylon) which have already passed away. There are other such ...
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Does causing Hezek R’iyah block the divine presence from resting?

The Gemara says: וַיִּשָּׂא בִלְעָם אֶת עֵינָיו, וַיַּרְא אֶת יִשְׂרָאֵל שֹׁכֵן לִשְׁבָטָיו״ – מָה רָאָה? רָאָה שֶׁאֵין פִּתְחֵי אׇהֳלֵיהֶם מְכֻוּוֹנִין זֶה לְזֶה, אָמַר: רְאוּיִן הַלָּלוּ ...
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What is the traditional exegesis of the Davidic Promise in 2 Samuel 7

2 Samuel 7 states that Nathan prophesied to David that G-d will establish/confirm his throne through all generations. After the exile in Babylon and the current exile, how did Chazal understand this ...
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What did Israel hear at Sinai according to Rambam?

Rambam writes in MT (Yesodei haTorah 8:1 & 8:3) that Israel heard the actual words of the aseres hadibros on par with Moshe. In the Moreh (2:33) he writes that they only heard an undifferentiated ...
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Why was Yaakov always fearful?

He may have just had a lot going on to be afraid about however almost every time we encounter Yaakov he is either nervous or concerned that something bad may happen. By the berachos with getting ...
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