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Dying In My Tent

“Resh Lakish said: Whence do we learn that words of Torah are firmly held by one who kills himself for it? Because it says, This is the Torah, when a man shall die in the tent.” (Babylonian Talmud, Berachot 63b) While studying this week’s Torah Portion (Chukat/Chukas), I came to the this passage: זֹאת הַתּוֹרָה …

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Jewish Resurrected Messiah Text Causing Buzz

The New York Times published an article today that already has sparks flying on the internet. It is entitled, “Tablet Ignites Debate on Messiah and Resurrection.” It is a follow-up on an earlier article posted a year ago last April by Haaretz, called “In three days, you shall live.” The basic premise is that of …

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