Posts Tagged ‘Dictionary of Classical Hebrew’

Mishpatim 5777

February 21, 2017

This is Torah Talk for the week of February 19th, 2017

What does Exod 21:22 mean by saying that a pregnant woman is pushed and “her yeladim come out”?

And what is the “other damage” that may or may not ensue?

This week’s handout:  18-mishpatim-5777

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Beshalach 5777

February 7, 2017

This is Torah Talk for the week of February 5th, 2017

Just what was that sea the Israelites crossed?

And what did Herodotus have to say about it?

This week’s handout:   16-beshalach-5777

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Bo 5777

January 31, 2017

This is Torah Talk for the week of January 29, 2017

Why is Moses told to “come” to Pharaoh, rather than to “go” to Pharaoh?

This week’s handout:  15-bo-5777

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Ekev 5776

August 23, 2016

This is Torah Talk for the week of August 21st, 2016

What are “the early rain” and “the late rain”?
And why does Hebrew have so many words for rain?

This week’s handout:  46 Ekev 5776

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Devarim 5776

August 9, 2016

This is Torah Talk for the week of August 7th, 2016

Two ways to say 11 in Biblical Hebrew — and how one of them reveals something surprising about the book of Deuteronomy.

This week’s handout:  44 Devarim 5776

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Naso 5776

June 14, 2016

What exactly is a nazir, and how did he get that name?

This week’s handout:  35 Naso 5776

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