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Shemini: Seven Reasons Why the Pig Returns ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Tzvi Abrahams

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Tzvi Abrahams was raised in The United Kingdom, and emigrated to Israel where he received his Rabbinical ordination. He recently published the book Root Connections In The Torah, and lectures on the beautiful connections of Biblical Hebrew root words. Tzvi lives in Zichron Yaakov, Israel with his wife, children and their friendly dog.

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Tzvi Abrahams

חוֹזֶר: return, renege, seek out חַזֶרֶת: lettuce מַחְזוֹר:machzor חַזִיר: pig חוֹזֶר: Return, Renege, Seek Out Besides for its plain meaning “to return,” חוֹזֶרalso means to go back on one’s word. The first Mishnah in the sixthperekofBava Metziadiscusses the implications of someone who reneges on a contract, saying: כָּל הַחוֹזֶר בּוֹ יָדוֹ עַל הַתַּחְתּוֹנָה/anyone who breaks … Continue reading Shemini: Seven Reasons Why the Pig Returns ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Shemini: Of Corpses and Carcasses ~ 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

In the aftermath of the Ten Spies fiasco, the Jewish people were doomed to remain in the wilderness for forty years until the rise of the next generation. In the words of G-d, “In this wilderness shall your carcasses drop… and your young children… they shall know the Land that you have despised. But you — … Continue reading Shemini: Of Corpses and Carcasses ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Shemini: The Simple Son: Dense or Perfect? ~ 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

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