November 16, 2018

Salvador Litvak

Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist "Jacob kissed Rachel, and he raised his voice and wept." -Genesis 29:11
I don’t think it’s overly dramatic to characterize the current state of American society as a cold Civil War.
And Isaac again dug the wells of water which they had dug in the days of his father, Abraham. - Gen. 26:18
She finished giving him to drink, and she said, “I will also draw for your camels.” — Gen. 24:19  Edited by Salvador Litvak,
And [Isaac] said, “Here are the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?” - Genesis 22:7
Your name shall no longer be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations. -Genesis
Weekly Parsha: "The dove returned to him in the evening, and behold it had plucked an olive leaf in its mouth." -Genesis 8:11
The Lord turned to Abel and to his offering. But to Cain and to his offering He did not turn. — Genesis 4:4
One question, five answers. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist. If you could invite anyone to your sukkah, who would it be?
Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist. One Question, Five Voices: How do we make an atonement that lasts?
One question, five voices Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist What does it mean that God is our Sovereign?
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