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Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah

Gershom Gorenberg

Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah

From the Pages of the Jerusalem Report

by Gershom Gorenberg

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Published by Jason Aronson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical concordances & commentaries,
  • Christianity,
  • Judaism,
  • Sacred texts,
  • O.T.,
  • Jewish Religious Texts,
  • Old Testament Commentary,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Commentaries,
  • Bible,
  • Bible.,
  • O.T,
  • Pentateuch

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8688668M
    ISBN 101568219040
    ISBN 109781568219042

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Seventy Facets: A Commentary on the Torah: From the Pages of the Jerusalem Report Gershom Gorenberg, Editor Jason Aronson $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. In The Seventy Faces of Torah, Rabbi Stephen Wylen has written an important book that explains in clear and simple language the Jewish art of reading and interpreting the Bible.

He introduces the reader to the major texts and genres of rabbinic literature in which the Jews discover 70 profound insights in every single verse of the by: 1. Get this from a library. Seventy facets: a commentary on the Torah.

[Gershom Gorenberg;] -- An independent magazine that covers and is read by the Jewish world, The Jerusalem Report has invited prominent rabbis, Bible scholars, writers and poets, women and men from Israel and the Diaspora. From Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah book time of the Pharisees, though, the written Torah has been augmented by the oral Torah: thus, according to tradition, "the Torah has seventy faces." Gorenberg, columnist for the Jerusalem Post, goes even further to say that "the seventy faces are seventy facets of a single gem; even if no human eye can take in all of them at once, they Author: Gershom Gorenberg.

Author Name GORENBERG, GERSHOM. Title SEVENTY FACETS "A COMMENTARY ON THE TORAH" FROM THE PAGES OF THE JERUSALEM REPORT. Binding Hard Back. Book Condition Fair. Jacket Condition Fair. Type Religion/JUDAISM. Publisher NORTHVALE, NJ ARONSON ISBN Number / Seller ID RS Shivim Panim la'Torah (שִׁבְעִים פָּנִים לַתוֹרָה) - "The Torah has 70 faces."This phrase is sometimes used to indicate different "levels" of interpretation of the Torah.

"There are seventy faces to the Torah"; turn it around and around, for everything is in it" (Bamidbar Rabba "Naso" ; Avot ). The Torah is a work of literary art, written by the LORD Himself. the Torah. “There are seventy faces to the Torah"; turn it around and around, for everything is in it” (Bamidbar Rabba "Naso" ; Avot ).

The Torah is a work of literary art, written by the LORD Himself, and therefore shares characteristics with all other works of Size: KB.

Torah in 24 Books. The Five Books of Moses are actually one section of a collection of works which is also called Torah, but otherwise known as Tanach (תנ״ך).

Tanach is an acronym of the words. Torah: Chumash (Five Books of Moses) —as above. Nevi’im (Prophets) Ketuvim (Writings, such as Psalms, Lamentations and Proverbs).

There is a distinction, however.1 Although all the books of Author: Tzvi Freeman. Perhaps Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah book of the best commentaries that is written from a Jewish/Hebrew perspective on the book of Genesis in the Bible.

It is faithful to the text of the Torah and provides meat to the serious exegete yet is easily understood by the layperson as well/5. According to Jewish tradition, the Torah has seventy “faces,” but is still one, unified Torah.

On Shavuot, we celebrate the giving of Torah at Mount Sinai with customs that celebrate the gift of Torah, and show the same diverse presentation of a few unifying core Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah book Maya Resnikoff.

The Torah as we all well know is multilayered. The rabbis have taught us that there are seventy facets to Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah book piece of the written Torah. We are also aware that no written word can adequately convey to us all of the nuances and possible meanings that.

A 70 Faced Torah Simchah By Allen S. Maller Anyone who studies the Hebrew Scriptures from a Rabbinic Bible is struck by the number of different commentaries that. There are seventy facets to the Torah (Zohar, Genesis 36), which Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah book translated into seventy languages to make it understandable to the seventy nations (Sotah 32a), and was engraved on seventy stones after Israel crossed the Jordan (Deuteronomy ) on their way to the Holy Land.

Gershom Gorenberg (Hebrew: גרשום גורנברג ‎) is an American-born Israeli journalist, and blogger, specializing in Middle Eastern politics and Seventy Facets A Commentary on the Torah book interaction of religion and politics.

He is currently a senior correspondent for The American Prospect, a monthly American political magazine. Gorenberg self-identifies as "a left-wing, skeptical Orthodox Zionist Jew".Born: St.

Louis, Missouri. A visual summary and analysis of the Torah. Selected commentary by Rashi. Stars were created on the first day, and were fixed in their proper positions on the fourth day. The same year, Gorenberg edited Seventy Facets: A Commentary on the Torah from the Pages of the "Jerusalem Report," a study of the Torah, the holy book of Judaism.

According to Jewish tradition, there are many facets to the Torah. In Seventy Facets, experts in the field. This is a landmark and a groundbreaking volume that is a must read for all serious students of the Bible.

Most significant is the multiple voices of interpretation since the commentary includes and highlights five perspectives on each Torah portion: 1) a central commentary with an overview followed by 2) another view to supplement or challenge the central commentary then 3) post-biblical /5.

in G-d's Torah. You will be firmly condnced of the Torah's supreme importance to your life. For without its guiding and shining light your life would be engulfed in a sea of darkness and emptiness. Only the Torah can help us to such firm conviction. Let us so read the Torah that it File Size: 2MB.

The Women's Torah Commentary: New Insights from Women Rabbis on the 54 Weekly Torah Portions Edited by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, Jewish Lights Publishing (September ). From the Jewish Lights website: "In this groundbreaking book, more than 50 women rabbis come together to offer us inspiring insights on the Torah, in a week-by-week format.

Seventy is a number that, in essence, is the number seven times the number ten. If we visualize this number it would look like this in English: By visualizing this number, in English, we learn that it forces us to focus on the seven because the zero has no value, per se.

by Dr. Bryna Levy Men and Women in The Torah is an encyclopedic survey of the biblical characters from Adam and Eve through Zimri and Cozbi. Rabbi Shlomo Wexler has woven an intricate and elegant tapestry of texts from Torah, Neviim, and Ketuvim together with a vast array of rabbinic literature.

In so doing, Rabbi. Seeing that much is hidden in the text, the sages taught, “Turn it, over and over, for everything is in it” and “Torah is learned through seventy faces or facets of the Holy One.”Author: Eva Robbins. SEVENTY FACETS: COMMENTARY ON THE TORAH FROM THE PAGES OF THE JERUSALEM REPORT Keyword(s): RELIGION, JEWISH, JUDAICA, TORAH, COMMENTARY, JEWS, RELIGION, JUDAISM.

You can look for a new and/or eBook copy of this book at Our New and eBook site. JUDAISM, JEWISH RELIGION, YERUSHALMI NIDDAH, YERUSHALMI HORAYOT. You can look for. In chapter 29 of the book of Bamidbar, the Torah outlines the sacrifices which are to be offered over the span of the festival.

Counting the number of bulls which are offered over the seven day period, we find that the total number was seventy. And in chapter 10 of the book of Bereshit (Genesis), there are seventy nations mentioned. The rabbis have taught us that the Torah has seventy facets, and numerous sparks of understanding are emitted from it.

Presumably, this means that a single Torah text can be legitimately understood in a variety of different fashions, at a multiplicity of levels, all of which have a degree of truth. The Torah: A Women’s Commentary was introduced in grand style with a party at the December WRJ Assembly and URJ Biennial in San Diego.

Init won the National Jewish Book Council Everett Family Foundation’s Jewish Book of the Year Award. It was presented to President Barack Obama at the WRJ Assembly. A Torah scroll in synagogue - the Sefer Torah - contains the text of the Torah (or Five Books of Moses). All Jews acknowledge the Torah as the most important writing that we have.

The word Torah is in fact often used to refer to the whole body of Jewish religious texts and teachings - from the earliest writings to a book written Size: KB.

FACETS. We've all heard the midrashic sentence, "Shivim panim laTorah." But what exactly does it mean. The word "panim" can mean either a face (as a person has) or a facet (as a jewel has).

Does the midrash mean the Torah has seventy faces or seventy facets. It's more standard to assume the latter and to imagine the Torah as a. The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition. Gunther Plaut; David E. Stein.

avg rating • 41 ratings by Goodreads. ISBN ISBN Publisher: Union for Reform Judaism, This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. View all /5(41). # Making it to Seventy: The Secret of a Critical Number Making it to Seventy: The Secret of a Critical Number (Related to the weekly Torah portion of Vayigash (“Came Up To”), read in synagogue.

Genesis, Chap verse 18 – Chap verse English text and commentary at. There are seventy facets to Torah. (Zohar, Bereishis 36) Indeed, eleven is the source of seventy, which is the source of redemption. Hence, says the Vilna Gaon, this is why we recite Tehillim 20 just prior to “And a redeemer will come to Tzion” on weekday mornings: it has SEVENTY words.

Torat Moshe, a commentary on the Pentateuch, was first printed in Constantinople ( CE) and has been reprinted numerous is Rabbi Moshe Alshich 's most popular work and it earned Rabbi Moshe a prestigious place among the great Torah commentators.

Torat Moshe came to be published in the following way: It was revealed to Rabbi Caro that his student had merited one of the Author: Moshe Miller. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Gershom Gorenberg books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Seventy Facets: A Commentary on the Torah. Gershom Gorenberg.

01 Nov Hardback. US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. The Unmaking of Israel. The concept, though not the exact wording, also appears in another post-talmudic midrash, Otiyyot de-Rabbi Akiva, as Torah nilmedah be-shiv'im panim--"Torah is learned through 70 faces/facets." The term was used by the rationalist Abraham Ibn Ezra (d.

) in the introduction to his Torah commentary, and a century later by the mystic. Just as the rabbis said that there are seventy facets to all Torah learning, so are there many different approaches and commentaries to the words of Torah. This series represents some of the thoughts of the great biblical commentators of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, set in their times and place, with their unique problems and.

An Excerpt from the Book -- JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis. When Joseph was a slave in Potiphar's household "God was with him" and gave him success in his work, thereby enabling him to win his master's favor. Here in prison he is at the lowest point of his fortunes, forlorn and helpless.5/5().

From this and many other midrashim, we have hints that the Torah, even at the moment of revelation, sounded different to different people. In fact, one midrash says there are literally 70 aspects – or facets – to Torah. (Bamidbar Rabba ) It’s like the Torah is. Torah Commentary: Leviticus Text Messages: A Torah Commentary for Teens JPS Torah Commentary, 5 Volume Set Sapirstein Edition Rashi: The Torah with Rashi's Commentary Translated, Annotated and Elucidated, Vols.

[Box Set, Full Size]: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy A Torah Commentary for Our Times Kedushat Levi - Sefer. The groundbreaking volume The Torah: A Women's Commentary, originally published by URJ Press and Women of Reform Judaism, has been awarded the top prize in the oldest Jewish literary award program, the National Jewish Book Awards.

A work of great import, the volume is the result of 14 years of planning, research, and fundraising. He co-authored The Jerusalem Report’s biography of Yitzhak Rabin, Shalom Friend, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, and edited Seventy Facets: A Commentary on the Torah from the Pages from the Jerusalem Report.

Gershom is a columnist for The Washington Post and a senior correspondent for The American Prospect. One book, “The Lion Cub of Prague” is an English elucidation of the pdf Bible and pdf classic commentary of Rashi from the legendary sixteenth century scholar and savant, the Maharal of Prague.

The book was authored by Moshe Kuhr, M.D. and is a rather easy read of a very difficult subject.The Torah: A Modern Commentary, in Journal of Reform Judaism 29 (), pp.

Hebrew Verse Structure, in Religious Studies Review 9/3 (), p. The Great Code: The Bible and Literature, in The Melton Journal 16 (Spring-Summer ).At first glance only ebook interpretation can be seen, but as one delves ebook it, many more explanations appear. For this reason I have chosen "Prisms" as the title of this book.

I only pray that the interpretions I have suggested should be one of the "seventy facets of the Torah.".