Bible Study: Jeremiah 3

“I said, ‘Return to Me!’ but she did not return.”

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A frightening yet poetic rebuke

From ברית אברהם (The Covenant of Abraham) by R’ Avraham haLevi Horowitz, father of the Shla”h (ch. 8): לבי לבי הלא ידעת כי עפר אתה וכל ימיך חרוצים וחייך קצוצים ובכל יום תקרב אל הקבר ותעוף בלי אבר ומדוע אתה נמהר ולא תעבור על לבך יום המר יום תאבד עצתך ונסרחה חכמתך יום ישיאוך על כתף יסבלוך […]

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Scratch That, Reverse it

In an earlier post, I quoted from Tana d’Vey Eliyahu Rabah a story about Eliyahu haNavi (Elijah the Prophet) visiting a widow and instructing her to separate a portion of bread for him first as a sign that he (Eliyahu) would first come to the exile, followed by the redeemer. (Please read that story to […]

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