Shemini – Unusual Interpretations 20

By |2013-04-05T06:29:38-07:00April 5th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                   By Israel Drazin   Samson Raphael Hirsh, Abraham ibn Ezra, Arnold Ehrlich, and Maimonides have what some people might consider unusual even surprising interpretations of the biblical portion Shemini, Leviticus 9:1-11:47, such as the following.   Abraham ibn Ezra, Samson Raphael Hirsh, and many others noted that the Torah uses the numbers seven [...]