Amichai
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When were the walls of Jerusalem breached?
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The Gemara in Taanit 28b quotes the verse in Yirmiyahu and resolves the contradiction by saying that the walls of Jerusalem were breached on the 17th day of the month of Tammuz during the time of the ...

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Shimon and Levi and Killing for Immorality?
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YS cites Pinchas' killing of Zimri (Bamidbar chapter 25) as an example of Shimon and Levi's “parting of ways.” YS's question can be strengthened with further illustrations of the ambiguity and tension ...

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Do we really have free choice?
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It is interesting to note that the question may have a formulation in the Tanach itself. In the book of Iyov, Iyov asks God: Hast Thou eyes of flesh? or seest Thou as man seeth? (Iyov 10:4) The ...

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Do we really have free choice?
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If you want a philosophically rigorous analysis of this issue, I recommend the following article: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/free-will-foreknowledge/

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