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In the parallel passage in Yalkut Shimoni (which I cited here), no verses are given for the three that are obvious. In fact, R. Refael Nota Nosson Rabinowitz (Dikdukei Sofrim) presents this comment of Rashi as evidence that there was a different Talmudic version which did not have this: וכן נר' מרש"י שלא היה בגירסתו שהביא מעצמו הקרא המאוחר ועשיתם את כו' ...


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This practice is halachicly justifiable, although I've never heard of people doing this in practice. The Shulchan Aruch when bringing the machlokes about the order of the parshios brings from the Rosh and other Ashkinazi poskim to have two tefilin shel yad, one in each order. However, it is not so clear that the order of the shel yad changes according to ...


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Rashi is referencing the Gemorah in Kiddushin 81B which speaks about doing Teshuva and needing a Kappora for doing an action you think is forbidden when unbeknownst to you it really isn't. In such a situation a person has to do Teshuva. And if someone did something they thought was forbidden which indeed was forbidden the obligation of Teshuva is even ...


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There are some who record that Rashi, in a self imposed exile, passed through Egypt and met the Rambam. The Rambam hosted him and gave him huge honour upon discovering Rashi's wisdom etc. Seder Hadoros: https://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=46817&st=&pgnum=221&hilite= Also: https://beta.hebrewbooks.org/pagefeed/hebrewbooks_org_6618_120....


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It seems to me that despite Double AA's saying that Min in the Torah is very narrow, according to Pirkei D'rav Eliezer, it is very broad: Hence thou mayest learn that there were 366 kinds of cattle [animals in this context] on the earth, and 366 kinds of fowl on the earth, and 366 kinds of reptiles on the earth, for thus was (the number) in the lowest ...


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Just came across this today so I figured I better post it... According to Or HaChaim on Genesis 30:2 https://www.sefaria.org/Or_HaChaim_on_Genesis.30.2?lang=bi ויחר אף יעקב Jacob became agitated...[because] ודברי הצדיקים אפילו בסדר זה יעשו רושם the words of the righteous even when okay [conditionally] make an impression. I also found a ...


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I think we can reconcile the passage in Gittin with the quote from Rashi as follows: It seems that the key point from Rashi is whether the dispute is a matter of logical application or a historical fact. When one person said something, as in Rashi's case, there are no two possibilities that can be correct for what was said. Therefore, if there are multiple ...


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Rashi's original is באדיק"ש This is read "Battikh," بطيخ (ba-Ta-ya-kha) (possibly cognate with abatiach, modern Hebrew for watermelon?), And now In Arabic, battikh usually is watermelon but can refer to [a musk]melon or be inclusive of both.. Conceivably, the word for watermelon in biblical Hebrew (avattihim, Numbers 11:5) and Hebrew, Greek (...


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