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Avraham ibn Ezra was in fact referred to as “החוזה” by earlier authors. The book in question, to which R. Elazar of Worms refers to, is likely Ibn Ezra’s Yesod Mora Ve-sod Torah. While it is not of typical nature and style as other “Sefer ha’mitzvot”s it nonetheless is devoted, in large part, to a study of various aspects of mitzvot. The book is widely ...


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In addition to many things that have been said here, there is a tradition amongst older chassidim in Russia that that there will be 7 rebbes and no rebbe before moshiach comes. I heard this directly from Eliyahu Touger(his name is all over chabad edition translations into english) who said it was a "known thing". I then promptly asked Uri Kaploun (...


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Shimon HaTzadik שמעון הצדיק | “Simeon The Just” Yoma 39b [4]: Without the presence of Shimon HaTzaddik among them, the Jewish people were no longer worthy of the many miracles that had occurred during his lifetime. For this reason, following his death, his brethren, the priests, refrained from blessing the Jewish people with the explicit name of God in the ...


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In the gemara, masechet Sukkah, page 26 there is ר' יוסי בריבי REBBI YOSI B'RIVI- Rebbi Yosi the sharp one The full quote is אָמַר רַבָּן שִׁמְעוֹן בֶּן גַּמְלִיאֵל פַּעַם אַחַת חַשְׁתִּי בְּעֵינֵי בְּקֵיסָרִי וְהִתִּיר רַבִּי יוֹסֵי בְּרִיבִּי לִישַׁן אֲנִי וּמְשַׁמְּשַׁי חוּץ לַסּוּכָּה and Rashi explains, "יוסי החכם חריף שבדורו והוא ר' יוסי בן ...


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