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This idea is brought by Rabbi Prof. Shmuel Klein in his book "Eretz Yehudah" (Land of Judah), pg. 94, footnote 11 as part of a hypothesis suggested by Avraham Geiger. He refers also to his own essay in "Leshonenu" vol. 1, pg. 338, where he wrote (my translation): "Ben Hakanah: Nechuniyah...man of Emmahus1 lived during the time of ...


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According to Mamionides, one of the basic fundamentals of Jewish belief is belief in prophecy, especially the prophecy of Moses. The concept of prophecy is difficult to relate to, because according to tradition it has not been around since the time of the second Temple. However, part of the experience of true prophecy is the clarity that this is real ...


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