levirate marriage
Are twins double the trouble in the Bible?

Are twins double the trouble in the Bible?

The narrative of Joseph's descent into Egypt is put aside for one chapter as the Torah relates the unusual story of the levirate marriage between Judah and his daughter-in-law Tamar. This unusual union resulted in twins and, similar to...

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The Portion of Ki Teitzei

The Portion of Ki Teitzei

This week’s portion covers an array of commandments for a variety of circumstances, from marriage and relationships to caring for the less fortunate. Some of the commandments pertain to man’s relationship with God, but most of them...

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