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 17:21 And who is like Your people Yisrael In this verse, Israel is referred to not only as a “people”...

I Chronicles 17:21

 17:21 And who is like Your people Yisrael In this verse, Israel is referred to not only as a “people”...

 17:21 And who is like Your people Yisrael In this verse, Israel is referred to not only as a “people” but as a “singular nation on earth.” Throughout history, the unique character of the Jewish people has been variously described,...

 Ezra 7:6 A scribe expert in the Teaching of Moshe Ezra was known as a sofer (סופר), a ‘scribe’ who reintroduced the...

Ezra 7:6

 Ezra 7:6 A scribe expert in the Teaching of Moshe Ezra was known as a sofer (סופר), a ‘scribe’ who reintroduced the...

 Ezra 7:6 A scribe expert in the Teaching of Moshe Ezra was known as a sofer (סופר), a ‘scribe’ who reintroduced the Torah to public life in Jerusalem following the Babylonian exile. According the Talmud (Bava Kama 82a), he instituted public reading...

 2:17   It was about an ephah of barley Barley, the second of the special agricultural products of the Land of...

Ruth 2:17

 2:17   It was about an ephah of barley Barley, the second of the special agricultural products of the Land of...

 2:17   It was about an ephah of barley Barley, the second of the special agricultural products of the Land of Israel (Deuteronomy 8:8), looks similar to wheat but is a smaller grain, and is surrounded by long, hair-like strands. This...

 5:2  Hark, my beloved knocks! The words: “My beloved knocks,” in Hebrew kol dodi dofek (קול דודי דופק), form...

Song of Songs 5:2

 5:2  Hark, my beloved knocks! The words: “My beloved knocks,” in Hebrew kol dodi dofek (קול דודי דופק), form...

 5:2  Hark, my beloved knocks! The words: “My beloved knocks,” in Hebrew kol dodi dofek (קול דודי דופק), form the title and theme of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s classic essay on religious Zionism. In this essay, Rabbi Soloveitchik highlights...

 But the righteous man is rewarded with life for his fidelity With these words, Chavakuk asserts that it is...

Habakkuk 2:4

 But the righteous man is rewarded with life for his fidelity With these words, Chavakuk asserts that it is...

 But the righteous man is rewarded with life for his fidelity With these words, Chavakuk asserts that it is the faith of the righteous person that grants him life. Israel’s acclaimed national poet, Chaim Nachman Bialik, a pioneer of...

 4:4  But every man shall sit under his grapevine or fig tree Figs are one of the seven agricultural...

Micah 4:4

 4:4  But every man shall sit under his grapevine or fig tree Figs are one of the seven agricultural...

 4:4  But every man shall sit under his grapevine or fig tree Figs are one of the seven agricultural species that are special products of the Land of Israel (Deuteronomy 8:8). They are first mentioned in the Bible in...

 1:17 But on Tzion’s mount a remnant shall survive. Ovadya uses the same Hebrew word, playta (פליטה), ‘remnant,’ that Yaakov originally...

Obadiah 1:17

 1:17 But on Tzion’s mount a remnant shall survive. Ovadya uses the same Hebrew word, playta (פליטה), ‘remnant,’ that Yaakov originally...

 1:17 But on Tzion’s mount a remnant shall survive. Ovadya uses the same Hebrew word, playta (פליטה), ‘remnant,’ that Yaakov originally used to describe his confrontation with his brother: “If Esau comes to the one camp and attacks it, the other...

37:19   They shall be joined in My hand Yechezkel again prophesies about the ingathering of the exiles. He stresses...

Ezekiel 37:19

37:19   They shall be joined in My hand Yechezkel again prophesies about the ingathering of the exiles. He stresses...

37:19   They shall be joined in My hand Yechezkel again prophesies about the ingathering of the exiles. He stresses that this a promise for all of Israel; not only for the members of the kingdom of Yehuda, but also...

 36:8 But you, O mountains of Yisrael, shall yield your produce In this prophecy, Hashem promises that the land will...

Ezekiel 36:8

 36:8 But you, O mountains of Yisrael, shall yield your produce In this prophecy, Hashem promises that the land will...

 36:8 But you, O mountains of Yisrael, shall yield your produce In this prophecy, Hashem promises that the land will again be inhabited by the house of Israel and that it will flourish, pledging that the mountains will grow trees...

20:41 When I bring you out from the peoples and gather you  Having already lived in exile, the prophet Yechezkel describes the future miraculous...

Ezekiel 20:41

20:41 When I bring you out from the peoples and gather you  Having already lived in exile, the prophet Yechezkel describes the future miraculous...

20:41 When I bring you out from the peoples and gather you  Having already lived in exile, the prophet Yechezkel describes the future miraculous ingathering of the exiles, a miraculous event our generation has been privileged to witness. Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884 – 1963), historian, Zionist leader and the second President...

I Chronicles 17:21

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