Further to my recent question about the letter pey being larger in Berishis, and your response, I may have found an answer in my library! Lawrence Kushner in The Book of Letters (1975) states "The letter Pey is drawn a little larger than other letters in order that it can curl into itself without touching, and if it does, it becomes invalid. " I also have a facsimile of a small Torah I got many years ago from Barton's chocolates which also has large peys in the same verses I referred to!
Does Vayikra 21:7 prohibit a cohen from marrying a one-time rape victim who would otherwise be a virgin? What does the word translated "polluted" there mean? My resources seem to indicate that it means pierced or wounded.
Dear Rabbi, I am Jewish, but I would say that I have a very small comprehension of Jewish beliefs in the after-life, ie. Heaven, etc. What exactly exists in the after-life according to Judaism? Thanks, Molly