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Hagahot 216 to Minhagim (Tirna) on Sukkot quotes this statement. It's also brought in Matte Moshe 957, who seems to have copied directly from Minhagim. Neither explicitly says it's a midrash. However, Pa'neach Raza on Emor, who only makes reference to the first few words, does quote it as a midrash. Here is the text from the Hagahot to Minhagim (I put what ...


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Some say that in fact they were surrounded in front as well, as the sea didn’t split all the way. It would gradually split in front of them as they walked. This created three walls, with the area behind them open (Rabbeinu Bachaye to Exodus 13:17, brought by Yalkut Me’am Loez Shemos Chapter 15 s.v. הנס השביעי, and Rabbeinu Bachaye to Avos 5:5, explaining an ...


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Almost... תענית כה א רבי אלעזר בן פדת דחיקא ליה מילתא טובא עבד מלתא ולא הוה ליה מידי למטעם...חלש לביה ונים אזול רבנן לשיולי ביה חזיוהו דקא בכי וחייך ונפק צוציתא דנורא מאפותיה כי אתער אמרו ליה מ''ט קבכית וחייכת אמר להו דהוה יתיב עמי הקב''ה ואמרי ליה עד מתי אצטער בהאי עלמא ואמר לי אלעזר בני ניחא לך דאפכיה לעלמא מרישא אפשר דמתילדת בשעתא דמזוני אמרי ...


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Not an example of backward time travel in the sense of someone at a later date being taken back to an earlier time, but the Sefas Emes (Purim 5637) writes that the salvation of the Jews was through Vashti's removal at Achashverosh's feast, even though the punishment of Haman was a result of the Jews eating from Achashverosh's feast. This is because God knew ...


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