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If the Torah was given at Sinai, then the Jews knew what would transpire later in the desert?!

Rabbi Gurkow: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today?happy_guy: The Torah tells us that the entire torah was given to Bnai...

Can you summarize the fifty-four portions of the Torah?

 Bereishit (Genesis) Bereishit: Creation in six days. The story of the Tree of Knowledge and the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden....

The Bible Unauthorized

Two common misconceptions about the Bible are both amazing and disastrous. First, that the Bible can be understood by reading a literal translation....

When were the Five Books of Moses written by Moses?

The entire Torah was dictated by G-d, word by word, to Moses who wrote it down on parchment.There is a disagreement in the Talmud1 whether the Torah was...

If G-d dictated the Torah, why is it not written in first person -- "I said to Moses"?

G-d has many names: YHVH, Elohim, Shadai, Ail, etc., and each of these names describes another of G-d's divine attributes. If the Torah would be in the...

Why is there no punctuation (or vowels) in the Torah?

Indeed, the Torah does not contain any vowels or punctuation.G-d is infinite, and His wisdom - the Torah - is also infinite. The Torah is compared to an...

Chassidic insight into the curses of the admonition in the Torah

Question: Why are there such harsh curses in the admonition in the Torah? Answer: The Admonition appears in the Torah twice: once in the end of Leviticus,...

How could Moses have written about his own death?

Some hold that Moses indeed wrote the story and that G-d had told him exactly what to write. Others maintain that it was written by Joshua. Source:...

Please list the fifty four portions of the Torah.

You’re lookin’ at ‘em: 1. Bereishit2. Noach3. Lech Lecha4. Vayeira5. Chayei Sarah6. Toldot7. Vayeitzei8. Vayishlach9. Vayeishev10....

Why are there 49 curses in the first admonition and 98 in the second?

You counted them?? You must have a lot of time on your hands. ; )I don’t know why that exact number is used but I do know one of the reasons why...