Category Archives: TORAH STUDY

Exodus/Shemoth 6: Who’s Who!

[This was first posted October 2012, commentary is by NSB@S6K.  Translation:  EF Everett Fox, The Five Books of Moses.  The regular commentaries usually featured will be added later; for now we are simply changing the translation from our former choice. .—Admin1.] If you suddenly heard an audible voice speaking to you from out of nowhere (not […]

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Exodus/Shemoth 2 – "A sojourner have I become in a foreign land."

[Translation w/commentary is by EF/Everett Fox, The Five Books of Moses; additional commentary from RA/Robert Alter, and REF/Richard Elliott Friedman.  A reminder about the commentary from  P&H/Pentateuch and Haftorah, ed. Dr. J.H.Hertz; this resource book is as invaluable as the others; however, the commentators often go beyond what is stated in the text, making presumptions and logical conclusions.  It is […]

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Exodus/Shemoth 1: "Now Yosef died, and all his brothers, and all that generation."

[Translation and commentary by EF/Everett Fox, The Five Books of Moses.  Additional elected commentary from RA/Robert Alter, and Pentateuch and Haftorahs, ed. Dr. J.H.Hertz, and REF/Richard Elliott Friedman, Commentary on the Torah.] Exodus/Shemoth 1   [REF]The book of Exodus tells the story of the birth of a nation in slavery and ends with the nation’s establishment of its own […]

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