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The ‘ger’ was expected to do what??

We’ve discussed ‘one law for all.’  Honestly, the alien/sojourner, the ger who joined him/herself to Israel is expected to do it all…  Look at this list of requirements from the Torah: Keep the Sabbath (Ex. 20:10; Deu. 5:14)  (Targumim translate … Continue reading

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Tales from the Bus. Wilfredo.

I got emotional this morning as I picked up a new 2nd or 3rd grade passenger, a smiling chap named Wilfredo. Just yesterday afternoon, the second day of school, I was introduced to this young immigrant from Guatemala who speaks … Continue reading

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The ‘ger,’ the Chumash and Anachronism

anach·ro·nism  noun \ə-ˈna-krə-ˌni-zəm\ : something (such as a word, an object, or an event) that is mistakenly placed in a time where it does not belong in a story, movie, etc. : a person or a thing that seems to … Continue reading

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