Cutting The Apron Strings

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“Avraham made a great feast on the day Yitzchak was weaned” (21:8) Although Rashi interprets “beyom higamal” as “on the day Yitzchak was weaned”,[1] the Midrash records an opinion which says that it was Yitzchak’s Bar-Mitzva day which was being celebrated.[2] If “beyom higamal” can be translated as both “he was weaned” and “he became […]

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