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We Counted Ten: Salt and the Waters Divided

Through Google Books, Miriam the prophetess sees a 21st Century translation/commentary on much earlier commentary on the far earlier book of Psalms. It suggests a completely different way of reading “river full of water.” [Skip to blog background. Skip to … Continue reading

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God Shows Miriam the Prophetess E-Learning: One New Tale for the Omer

You might know the story of Moses and God exploring the future of Torah study, with God “sitting and making crowns for the letters [of the Torah]” and then showing Moses the 2nd Century CE classroom of Akiva ben Joseph. … Continue reading

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