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Obviously, if Adam was the only one informed about a commandment that others were obligated in, he would have an oblgation to share it with others who needed to follow the commandment. And indeed, that is what he did. While this is obvious and logical, there is at least one source that explicitly describes Adam's teaching of the commandment to Chavah. It is ...


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It is understood from the creation of the sun and moon. They establish the paradigm that is later expressed via the creation of Adam and Chava. The sun shines on the moon, which then reflects the light received from the sun. The moon is a source of reflected light. In the same way, Chava lost her direct memory of G-d's teachings when she was built from Adam ...


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I refer you to Ch. 2 verse 20: וַיִּקְרָ֨א הָֽאָדָ֜ם שֵׁמ֗וֹת לְכָל־הַבְּהֵמָה֙ וּלְע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וּלְכֹ֖ל חַיַּ֣ת הַשָּׂדֶ֑ה וּלְאָדָ֕ם לֹֽא־מָצָ֥א עֵ֖זֶר כְּנֶגְדּֽוֹ׃‏ After assigning names to all creatures, Adam found no helpmate facing him. The monkey had a Mrs. monkey to scratch his back; the cow could send the bull to find fodder for the ...


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Although the vast majority of commentators take the view that Adam didn't have physical relations with the animals, there is a minority view that he did. R. Ovadia MiBartenura - http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=40021&st=&pgnum=4 - assumes the animals must have been pregnant beforehand, as Adam's actions would have disabled them from ...


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The image (selem) and likeness (debut) “Leu us make man in our image after our likeness (Gen 1:26) seem to be expressing the opinion that G-d has a shape. Selem does not mean a shape because G-d does not have shape. G-d does not have corporeality (tzelem). People are not made in the “image” of G-d in terms of likeness but in intellect. The Talmud exclaims ...


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Where was Adam in the garden when the snake tempted Eve (Chava)? Nowhere. Because the temptation of Eve never happened.[1] Additionally, how could Chava be fooled or cheated by a snake when they can't actually speak? We know that animals do not speak because it is contrary to the nature of things. A breach in the laws of nature. The truth is: natural law is ...


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