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Pesach: Jumping for Passover (Part 1/2) ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Reuven Chaim Klein

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is a known scholar, respected author, and long-time member of the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Reuven Chaim lives with his family in Beitar Illit, Israel.
Reuven Chaims' articles also appear weekly on ohr.edu and on https://ohr.edu/this_week/whats_in_a_word/ and in the Jewish Press.

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Reuven Chaim Klein

The Hebrew name for the holiday of Passover is Pesach. The Paschal Sacrifice with which the holiday is associated is likewise known as the Korban Pesach (Pesach Sacrifice). What does the word Pesach actually mean? Rashi (to Exodus 12:11; 12:13; and Isaiah 31:5) explains that the word pesach is an expression of dilug and kefitzah. The latter two words are types of jumping, and as we … Continue reading Pesach: Jumping for Passover (Part 1/2) ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Pesach: Is Pesach really Passover? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Founding Director, Editor-In-Chief at Veromemanu
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg is the Founding Director and Editor-in-chief of Veromemanu and it' website BiblicalHebrewEtymology.com.

Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.

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Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

  Merciful Skipping   שמ' יב:יג – וראיתי את הדם ופסחתי עלכם. Ex. 12:13 – I will see the blood and pass over you.   מכילתא (בא פרשה ז): וראיתי את הדם. היה ר' ישמעאל אומר והלא הכל גלוי לפניו, שנאמר: ידע מה בחשוכא ונהורא עמיה שרא (דנ' ב:כב), ואומר: גם חשך לא יחשיך ממך … Continue reading Pesach: Is Pesach really Passover? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

Pesach: Geula – Emancipation or Expulsion? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Founding Director, Editor-In-Chief at Veromemanu
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg is the Founding Director and Editor-in-chief of Veromemanu and it' website BiblicalHebrewEtymology.com.

Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.

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Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

                      You Can Take Slaves out of the country, but…     The Zohar Chadash tells of two types of salvation in Egypt:   זוהר חדש (פ' יתרו, דף נב.): אני ה' אלהיכם אשר הוצאתי אתכם וכו' – בהאי פסוקא שאל רבי ייסא זעירא דמן … Continue reading Pesach: Geula – Emancipation or Expulsion? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

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