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The Unexpected Role of Ancestry in Jewish Monarchy

The Unexpected Role of Ancestry in Jewish Monarchy

By Rabbi Tuly Weisz In Psalm 39, David writes that he generally guards his mouth and refrains from questioning God, no matter what troubles befall him. But at some point, staying silent becomes too difficult to bear and he feels compelled...

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The Unconditional Acceptance of the Torah

The Unconditional Acceptance of the Torah

When Moses presented the Jews with the prospect of receiving the Torah at Sinai, they respond: "All that Hashem has spoken we will do!” (Exodus 19:8). This expression of acceptance was repeated and expanded in a phrase that has...

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Biblical Art: The Love of Naomi and Ruth

Biblical Art: The Love of Naomi and Ruth

Artist Chana Helen Rosenberg writes on Chabad.org, "Ruth was so dedicated to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and to G‑d, that she did not want to go back to Moab, rather to go with Naomi to Bethlehem, as shown in this famous passage (which is...

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