An orange world.

Ian Goldsmith iangoldsmith1969 at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 23 11:44:01 EDT 2002


Liz.
I like Diego's orange from the Talmud(?), very
a-pealing!
Would the peel be the raqia' or the zest?
Actually to my knowledge an orange hasn't an
atmosphere, more a scent really. A pithy proposition
though! However this could lead to another fruitless
discussion possibly:)
Thanks.
Ian.

> Would the orange include the sky, the raqia'?
> or is it only the earth, the aretz?
> Liz
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Yigal Levin [mailto:Yigal-Levin at utc.edu]
> > Sent: Tue, July 23, 2002 10:27 AM
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: Re: is columbus jewish?
> >
> >
> > Shalom Diego (is that Ya'akov?) and welcome,
> >
> > Can you tell me where the Talmud says that the
> world is like
> > an orange?
> >
> > Yigal
> >
> > At 05:42 PM 7/22/2002 -0300, diegorai at bol.com.br
> wrote:
> > >Hi Everybody,
> > >
> > >i just entered the mailing list and found it very
> > >interesting. First of all, i want to beg excuses
> for my
> > >english, since i'm brazilian and don't know it a
> lot.
> > >With the time, you'll get to know me, by now i
> can say
> > >i'm 16 years old, i study the old testament since
> i was
> > >a child, in the hebrew language, cause its easier
> to me
> > >since i was born in Jerusalem, and hebrew is my
> tongue
> > >mother.
> > >I was reading the messages and i saw some of them
> where
> > >you were discussing if Columbus is Jew or not.
> Well, i
> > >think it really doesn't matter, since he gave a
> good
> > >contribution of ideas to the world, but there is
> a thing
> > >that can e viewed at another way.
> > >He knew the world was spheric, because he is jew.
> > >Yes, that is. By being Jewish, certainly he read
> (past)
> > >the jewish books, such as the Talmud, that is an
> > >interpretation of Torah (old testment). In Talmud
> is
> > >written that the World is like an orange. This is
> > >written almost 3000 thousand years before
> Columbus
> > >birth. So, probabbly he knew that, like many
> other jews,
> > >that believed the Torah and read (past) the
> Talmud.
> > >Sorry if this message is not on the topic, but i
> tought
> > >it is interesting to know.
> > >
> > >Thanks
> > >Diego
> > >
> > >
> >
>
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Ian Goldsmith.
England.

Dibrah Torah kilshone bnei-adam
'The Torah spoke in the language of ordinary men.'
Berakot 31b

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