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What is the most important miracle in the Torah?


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Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?

miracle_finder: In your opinion, what is the most important miracle in the Torah?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: I don't know

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: I am not one for finding "most important" miracles or commandments.

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Each miracle and/or commandmetn is most improtant in its time

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: when the Jews were at the sea, the most important miracle was getting across it

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: when the Jews were hungry in the dessert the most important miracle was the Manna

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: On saturday the most important law is Shabbat. On Passover the most important law is Passover

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: today the most importent moment of our life is today. Tomorrow the most important moment will be tomorrow

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(pl: Shabbatot). Hebrew word meaning "rest." It is a Biblical commandment to sanctify and rest on Saturday, the seventh day of the week. This commemorates the fact that after creating the world in six days, G-d rested on the seventh.
Torah is G–d’s teaching to man. In general terms, we refer to the Five Books of Moses as “The Torah.” But in truth, all Jewish beliefs and laws are part of the Torah.
A Biblically mandated early-spring festival celebrating the Jewish exodus from Egypt in the year 1312 BCE.