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  • The Egalitarian Nature of the 1/2 Shekel

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    There is something that strikes us as fair and egalitarian about the nature of the half shekel tax. Every Israelite contributed a half sheke ...

  • A Lightning Rod Verse

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    Rashi and other commentators go crazy trying to interpret this verse. Is this verse talking about Noah or all the people in his generation? ...

  • Exodus 30 : 13

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    This is what everyone who is entered in the records shall pay: a half-shekel by the sanctuary weight—twenty gerahs to the shekel—a half-shek ...

  • Genesis 6 : 9

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    This is the line of Noah.—Noah was a righteous man; he was blameless in his age; Noah walked with God.— ...

  • The Kehillah Waits

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    Even though Miriam affronted G-d with her gossiping about Moses and was stricken with "scales" (IE Leprosy or something else?) the community ...

  • It is Not in the Heavens

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    One of my favorite verses in the Tanakh. Moses implores the nation that when searching for the meaning in its relationship with God not to l ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma But the Lord stiffened the heart of Pharaoh Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glos ...

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    Lemma But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source M{Abbrev}{Glossary: Mish ...

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    Lemma But the Lord stiffened the heart of Pharaoh Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source Midrash Tanchu ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma all these people too will go home unwearied (literally, in peace) Theme Individual and society Subtheme Good citizenship Original Sour ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma He established households for them. Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glossary: Ta ...

  • Deuteronomy 11 : 26

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    See, this day I set before you blessing and curse: ...

  • Numbers 12 : 7

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    With him I speak mouth to mouth, plainly and not in riddles, and he beholds the likeness of the Lord. How then did you not shrink from speak ...

  • The origins of positive/negative reinforcement

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    Whoever said that science and religion aren't linked was very mistaken. Anyone who took Intro to Psych as an undergraduate recognizes these ...

  • Miriam the Gossip Queen

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    I think that Miriam's gossiping indicates that she has oldest child syndrome. She is constantly trying to be the know-it-all. Additionally ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma If you will heed the Lord your God diligently, doing what is upright in His sight Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and pun ...

  • Lonliness and Tisha B'Av

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    Interesting to look at the similarities between this verse and the first verse of Lamentations that we read on Tisha B'Av. Both share the op ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma I will exalt him Theme Theology Subtheme Relationship of God and Israel Original Source **Mekhilta De-Rabbi Ishmael (Shirata 3)**{JPS ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma she saw how beautiful [literally, good] he was Theme Dignity of humans Subtheme Single individual is of ultimate value Original Source ...

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    Lemma you shall eat it hurriedly Theme Theology Subtheme Relationship of God and Israel Original Source **Mekhilta De-Rabbi Ishmael (Pischa ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma they multiplied and increased very greatly, so that the land was filled with them Theme Relationship of humans and land Subtheme Perma ...

  • Numbers 12 : 14

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    So Miriam was shut out of camp seven days; and the people did not march on until Miriam was readmitted. ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma you shall be My treasured possession among all the peoples Theme Relationship between God and Israel Subtheme Chosenness Original Sour ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma And I will take you to be My people. Theme Relationship between God and Israel Subtheme Chosenness Original Source M{Abbrev}{Glossary: ...

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    Lemma a sign on your hand and as a reminder on your forehead Theme Relationship between God and Israel Subtheme Preciousness of Israel to Go ...