An orange world.

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Tue Jul 23 12:12:59 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.
Orange you sorry for all these bad puns, Ian?
Liz


>
> > 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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> > > >
> > > >
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