4Q246: 4Q Aramaic Apocalypse

Posted on February 27, 2008 by Jin Yang Kim 4Q246 Manuscript Transcription of 4Q246   Translation of  4Q246 Col. I 1. [   ] rested upon him, he fell befor the throne 2. [… k]ing, rage is coming to the world, and your years 3. […]. . . your vision, all of it is about to come unto the world. 4. [… mi]ghty [signs], distress is coming uopn the land … Continue reading 4Q246: 4Q Aramaic Apocalypse

Today’s Mitzvah

Adar II 9, 5774 · March 11, 2014 Today’s Mitzvah A daily digest of Maimonides’ classic work “Sefer Hamitzvot” AUDIO & VIDEO CLASSES   • VIDEO CLASS: Rabbi Mendel Kaplan   Watch • Listen   • AUDIO CLASS: Rabbi Berel Bell   Listen • MP3 Download   Important Message Regarding This Lesson The Daily Mitzvah schedule runs parallel to the daily study of 3 chapters of Maimonides’ 14-volume code. There are instances when the Mitzvah is repeated a … Continue reading Today’s Mitzvah

Esrog; Fruit of Desire

The Gemara states that an esrog is described in the Torah as a pri eitz hadar, the fruit of the hadartree, and the word hadar can be interpreted to mean haddar, that dwells. Thus, the esrog is a fruit that dwells on its tree from one year to the next year. It is noteworthy that the Rishonim write that the word esrog is derived from the Aramaic word merogeg, which means … Continue reading Esrog; Fruit of Desire