[b-hebrew] Ruth 1:12 too old for a husband

Jonathan Mohler jonathan.mohler at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 16:53:37 EDT 2013


On Jul 22, 2013, at 11:00 AM, Isaac Fried wrote:

>> Bear in mind that many of the biblical heroines, Rebekah, Rachel, Lea, Ruth, Esther, were just little girls (if I correctly remembers Rashi says Rebekah was 3 years old when she married Isaac, then she was "childless").


With all due respect to a great Rabbi, I think Rashi's math here is about as off as Jim Stinehart's math.

Jonathan Mohler


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