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Why does G-d provide meat together with the mahn?

First, it’s possible that Israel had too much of the Egyptian ways in them, having been in captivity there for so many years. Egypt had a system in effect wherein they worshiped many animals, cattle ...
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Does Numbers 5:27 involve an induced miscarriage/abortion?

There is absolutely nothing in the verse that says anything about abortion or a fetus. To say that the process there describes abortion requires ripping the verse out of context and deliberately ...
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What are the 10 utterances in Pirkei Avot 5:1

The reason the sages say there are only 9 utterances is because there are only 9 occurrences in Chapter 1 of ‘Vayohmer Elohim’. All other occurrences are different. Such as in verse 22 it reads, “...
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Me’am Lo’ez online in English or Hebrew

Otzar HaChochma has digitized scans for every volume of Yalkut Meam Loez (the Hebrew translation of the Ladino commentary for the Torah, in addition to modern Hebrew commentaries written by R. Shemuel ...
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Why is "the righteous" (Chavakuk 2:4) a reference to "Jeconiah the king"?

There are many commentaries and midrashim that specify other people or discuss the righteous person as a broader principle (e.g., Radak and others associate this with Israel, who survived because they ...
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