Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.
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Latest posts by Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg (see all)
- Kedoshim: Sacrifice Delayed, Sacrifice Denied ~ Yehoshua Steinberg - May 3, 2019
- Acharei Mot: Mixed Up and Worn out ~ Yehoshua Steinberg - April 25, 2019
- Pekudei: Up Up – But Not Away ~ Yehoshua Steinberg - March 8, 2019
The root שמט appears six times in Parshat Re'eh, and only two other times in the rest of the Pentateuch: This is the matter of the Sabbatical year [שְׁמִטָּה]: Every creditor shall relinquish [שָׁמוֹט] his authority over what he has lent his fellow (Deuteronomy 15:1-9). The root appears another seven times in Scripture, but … Continue reading Re’eh: The Slippery Year? – The Wonders of the Holy Tongue