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Latest posts by Tzvi Abrahams (see all)
- Ha’azinu: Do We Hear What’s in the Balance? ~ Tzvi Abrahams - October 11, 2019
- Vayelech: The Good, The Bad, & The Beautiful ~ Tzvi Abrahams - October 4, 2019
- Nitzavim: Sweetening The Din ~ Tzvi Abrahams - September 27, 2019
We encounter an unexpected phenomenon in this week's portion: two derivatives of the same root, in a single verse, translated with entirely different Aramaic Targumim. This singularity repeated is moreover repeated consistently in every single occurrence of these two words in the Torah. This article examines the difference between these words and the surprising and enlightening lesson to be gleaned from this subtle anomaly.