Prof. Purim
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What happened to Joseph's coat of many colors
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https://www.sefaria.org/Avodah_Zarah.11b.3?lang=bi The Talmud says "Romi has another festival: once in 70 years, they put a healthy man (to represent Esav) on top of a lame man (Yakov); 'Esav' wears ...

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Why do the angels need a ladder?
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The Rosh (Genesis 6:2) writes that these angels were actually from the "Nephilim" in the generation of Enosh. In exchange for intimacy, they handed over their wings to a young lady. She than took off ...

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Why is the first mishna of Brachos included in the Ein Yaakov?
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The apparent reason to include the mishna would be the incident that's mentioned regarding the son's of Rabban Gamliel returning late from a wedding, which the mishna relates to show how he acted ...

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Did Rambam have Rashi's works?
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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 ...

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Attending public Menorah lightings before lighting at home
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many rule that if a minyan (quorum of ten men for prayer) for afternoon or evening services is held at the public menorah ceremony, then the place would be considered like a synagogue, and one would ...

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If צחק refers to the 3 worst misdeeds why Itzchak was called so?
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And I say: (Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai) “God forbid that there be, in the house of this righteous man, anyone doing such things! Rather, this “playing around” has to do with the inheritance - Ishmael ...

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