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Where was Maaeser Sheni brought before the beit hamikdash was built?

The Mishna, Z'vachim 14:6, q.v., says maaser sheni was brought to the mishkan at Shilo. The commentaries to 14:7 indicate that when the mishkan was in Nov, and when it was in Giv'on, maaser sheni was ...
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The size of Jerusalem in the future (Bava Batra 75b)

Whenever I struggle with a tosafos I take a look on the daf yomi website here It writes about the said tosafos as follows: TOSFOS DH TAFAF GINA'OS תוספות ד"ה טפף גינאות (SUMMARY: Tosfos explains ...
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Does Ezekiel 16:3-6 say that Jerusalem was a ravaged Canaanite/Amorite/Hittite city and that it and its inhabitants were adopted into Israel?

It would seem so - we know that historically, prior to David's conquest of the city, Yerushalayim was controlled at times by the Hittites and the Amorites. In Yehoshua 10:5 it says: "The five ...
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