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Nehama Leibowitz

A Wife for Isaac: From Abraham’s Hometown or Family?

Abraham’s servant says that his master told him to take a wife for Isaac from his family, but Abraham said no such thing. Why does the servant say this and why did medieval pashtanim ignore this blatant discrepancy?[1]

Prof. Rabbi

Marty Lockshin

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Why Now? Toward a Sociology of Knowledge Analysis of TheTorah.com

An analysis of why the approach taken by TheTorah.com has found such a large audience among the Orthodox at this time.

Prof.

Chaim I. Waxman

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Why Isn't Sukkot in the Spring?

We sit in the sukkah to remind us that “I (God) made the Israelites live in sukkot when I brought them out of the land of Egypt” (Leviticus 23:43). Accordingly, why isn’t Sukkot celebrated in the month of Nissan, when we left Egypt?

Prof. Rabbi

Marty Lockshin

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Peshat vs. Halakha Dilemma: Shadal and Tradition

Prof. Rabbi

Marty Lockshin

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