Nasso – Unusual Interpretations 26

By |2013-05-19T09:34:50-07:00May 17th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                    By Israel Drazin   Rashi (1040-1105) reports a teaching of Rabbi Ishmael (second century CE) contained in Midrash Sifrei Numbers 30 in his commentary on Numbers 6:13. I think that Sifrei may have erred because what it says doesn’t seem logical or consistent with the interpretive methodology of Rabbi Ishmael.   Chapter [...]