Rabbi Akiva

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Vayelech - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - 31:14–30 — Writing The Law
... Rabbi Johanan counted ten instances in which Scripture refers to the death of Moses (including three in the parshah), teaching that God did not finally seal the harsh decree until God ... Rabbi Johanan cited these ten references to the death of Moses (1) Deuteronomy 422 “But I must die in this land I shall not cross the Jordan” (2 ... causing the lips of those who are asleep to speak.” (As the Rabbis interpreted Song of Songs as a dialogue between God and Israel, they understood Song 79 to refer to the dead, whom God will cause to speak ...
Genesis 1:1 - Judaism - Akiva
... Rabbi Akiva reportedly is challenged to explain the two uses in verse 11 of the word ‘et (this word marks the accusative state (direct object) and cannot be directly translated in English) ... Rabbi Akiva declares that each ‘et amplifies the creation account by hinting at specific celestial and earthly entities ... Rabbi Akiva argued that just as a house proves the existence of the builder and a garment of the weaver, so the world testifies to God as the creator ...
Kiryat Mattersdorf - History
... Kiryat Mattersdorf was founded in 1959 by the Mattersdorfer Rav, Rabbi Shmuel Ehrenfeld, whose ancestors had served as Rav of the Austrian town of Mattersdorf for centuries, starting with his great-great-grandfather ... In 1959, he sent one of his sons, Rabbi Akiva Ehrenfeld, to supervise the construction and selling of apartments and public institutions in the new ... Today Rabbi Akiva's son, Rabbi Yitzchok Yechiel Ehrenfeld, holds the position of Rav of Kiryat Mattersdorf ...
Akiva Eger - Works
... of the Talmud (not intended for publication) Tosafot Rabbi Akiva Eiger, his supercommentary on the Mishnah's commentators, Bartenura and Tosafot Yom Tov Shu"t Rabbi Akiva Eiger, a responsa Hagahot ...
Shoftim (parsha) - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Deuteronomy Chapter 17
... Rabbi Simeon deduced from the multiple use of the word "witnesses" in Deuteronomy 176 that just as two witnesses were not executed as perjurers until both had been incriminated ... Rabbi Akiba deduced that the addition of the third witness in Deuteronomy 176 was to teach that the perjury of a third, superfluous witness was just as serious as that of the others ... Rabbi Akiba concluded that if Scripture so penalized an accomplice just as one who committed a wrong, how much more would God reward an accomplice to a good deed ...

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