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How “Blessed” were Bilaam’s Blessings? by Yaakov Bieler

July 1, 2010 by  
Filed under New Posts, Tanach

How Goodly Are Your Blessings?             We recently read one of the most well-known verses that comprise Jewish liturgy.  Siddurim[1] and Machzorim instruct that when an individual enters the synagogue, the first of several verses to be recited is, (BaMidbar 24:5) “How goodly are your tents Yaakov, your dwelling places Yisrael.” While the simple meaning of [...]

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