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Hi, in Isaiah 11:1 we read: "But a shoot shall grow out of the stump of Jesse, A twig shall sprout from his stock." What are the Jewish commentaries about (shoot) and (twig)?    

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Hi, What are the Jewish commentaries about Isaiah 9:1: "The people that walked in darkness Have seen a brilliant light; On those who dwelt in a land of gloom Light has dawned." - Especially, Abarbanel, Radak, Malbim, Malbim beur hamilot?

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Can you help me understand Deuteronomy 6: 5, where it says that you should "LOVE" the Lord? The Hebrew word for "LOVE" means what exactly?

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Dear Rabbi Becher, Does Gateways plan to offer Torah Study courses, either online or in-person? If not, can you please suggest a few online or in-person courses in NYC or Australia? Many thanks. PS I'm enjoying your book "Gateway to Judaism".
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Shalom aleichem Rabbi Lauffer. Thank you for answering my last question. I sort of remember seeing that the Ohr HaChaim HaKadosh discusses the individual characteristics of each Shevet somewhere in his commentary. Can Rabbi Lauffer tell me where in his commentary he discusses this? Thanks a lot.

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Moses lived with his wife Tzipporah and 2 sons in Midian for many years. Exodus 4:20 Moses took his family (wife and 2 sons) to Egypt. Did his wife and sons actually reach Egypt? Or did they return to Midian before they reached Egypt? Exodus 18:2-6 Moses' family (father-in-law Jethro, wife, and 2 sons) reunited with Moses. Did this reunion occur after the Exodus from Egypt? In what location was the reunion? Does that mean the family was not in Egypt with Moses? Exodus 18:27 Jethro returns to his home in Midian. Did Moses' wife and children stay with Moses for many years until he died?

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Dear Rabbi, please explain why it is said that 'an eye for an eye' that it has something to do with the letter ayin — but I refers to monetary recompense for an injury. I have heard do not know the link.