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
What if the fifty righteous people should lack five? Would You destroy (הֲתַשְׁחִית) the entire city because of the five? (Gen.18: 28) There are eight occurrences of the root 'שחת'in the Torah portion Va’eira,exceeding its incidence in any other Torah portion. However, it is worth noting that the description of Sodom’s destruction also includes four other expressions denoting … Continue reading Vayeira: Political Capital Wasted on Sodom? ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue