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When did kayin kill hevel?

Bereishit Rabbah 22 writes that Hevel was no more than fifty days old at his death: רַבִּי אֱלִיעֶזֶר וְרַבִּי יְהוֹשֻׁעַ. רַבִּי אֱלִיעֶזֶר אָמַר בְּתִשְׁרֵי נִבְרָא הָעוֹלָם. רַבִּי יְהוֹשֻׁעַ ...
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What's the simple meaning, per Rashi, of the "upper waters", and where are they?

I wonder if HaGaon HaTzadik HaAnav/הצנוע Rabbi Miller, Z"tl was simplifying the deeper "esoteric" meaning into its simpler terms which seemed to be his protocol in order to allow a ...
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What's with the small heh in Bereshit 2:4?

There are several explanations: A good starting point is Rashi who mentions two answers: (i) The verse teaches you that all of them (i.e. the productions of heaven and earth) were created on the first ...
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What's with the small heh in Bereshit 2:4?

First of all, there are many letters in The Scriptures, which, according to tradition are mandatory either written smaller, or larger than the surrounding text. For each one there are explanations ...
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