On the final day of Moses' life, he tells the Jewish nation, "You have now been given a heart to know, and eyes to see." (Deuteronomy 29:3) Rashi explains that only at this point was Israel able to "recognize G-d's kindness." How is it possible that throughout forty years of miracles, the Jewish nation didn't appreciate what had happened to then until that day?
This class explains the mystical meanings of the Hebrew letters including the significance of the letters' names, their phonetic sounds, their graphic design, and even their corresponding numerical values.
The Talmud discusses a scenario in which one participant in a meal has partaken from "demai" (produce that may not have been tithed.) Although it is forbidden to eat such food, may the person who eat from it still be included in a group recitation of Grace After Meals?
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