[b-hebrew] Gen22:13 YHWHYiReH

Sujata shevaroys at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 16 09:59:01 EDT 2005


Shoshanna,

Thank you. I just checked the older emails and found
your article. It didnt seem to tell if God gave
specific instructions to keep part of the Torah oral.
Am I missing something?

Best wishes,
Sujata

--- Shoshanna Walker <rosewalk at concentric.net> wrote:

> I sent an article about Oral Torah, did you receive
> it?  Should I 
> send it again to you off-list?
> 
> Shoshanna
> 
> 
> 
> 
>  From where did the sages get this information?
> According to proverbs 30:6 "Add thou not unto His
> words, lest He reprove thee, and thou be found a
> liar."  Am I correct in assuming that the Midrash is
> interpretation of the Bible by Jewish sages?
> How is it the Jewish belief system include so much
> that is outside the Torah? Is there any specific
> explanation to this in the Oral Torah?
> 
> I still did not find an answer to my earlier
> question
> on the Oral Torah. What was the specific reason the
> Oral Torah was kept oral eventhough the regular
> Torah
> was written down? Did God instruct not to write down
> part of the Torah?
> 
> Best wishes,
> Sujata
> 
> >
> >
> > Maybe you didn't see my post:   "After the
> Akeidah,
> > Abraham called it Yireh"
> >
> > We learn from a Midrash:
> >
> > "The original name of the place was Shalem - the
> > name given it by
> > Shem, son of Noah - whom the sages identify with
> > Malchitzedek, king
> > of Jerusalem.  After the Akeidah, Abraham called
> it
> > Yireh.  In
> > deference to both Shem and Abraham, G-d
> synthesized
> > both names and
> > called it Yerushalayim"
> >
> > Shoshanna
> >
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