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The story of Esther is quite a messy one. Here lives the king Ahashuerus, a man that lives in wasteful splendour and ditches his wife Vashti after she fails to come to him on call. He creates a beauty contest … Continue reading

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Trumah and Tetzaveh Ex. 25.1-27.19 תְּרוּמָה‎,תְּצַוֶּה

  Middle Eastern nomadic inheritance. These two passages carry an amazing amount of symbolism. Most commentators agree that the text was written retrospectively, in other words the descriptions of the moving tabernacle (search google image for tabernacle in the desert … Continue reading

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