Q-4.1.1: QUESTION

The ways in which the rabbis employ the Biblical quotations in support of their arguments are not always obvious.
Look up the references in the Bible, and discuss how they are being interpreted.
Explain why you think that the respective interpretations are

Note as well whether you feel that the rabbis reached their interpretations from consideration of the Biblical texts; or if the texts were artificially used in order to support existing positions.


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Q-4.4.5: QUESTION

Summarize the similarities and differences between the opinions we have been studying according to the following categories:
Rav Hai Ga'onRashiRabbenu TamRabbi Isaac of Dampierre
Which Shema' is the "real" one?
Which Shema' is being discussed in the Yerushalmi?
Which Talmudic passage presents the correct time for the recitation of the Shema'?
What is the latest time for the Afternoon prayer (Minhah)?
Note: Some possibilities might have to be left blank.


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