A breakthrough in the research of the Hebrew scriptures has shed new light on the period in which the Bible was written.
Professor Gershon Galil of the Department of Biblical Studies at the University of Haifa has deciphered an inscription on a pottery shard discovered in the Elah valley dating from the 10th century BCE (the period of King David's reign), and has shown that this is a Hebrew inscription.
This year, Jewish Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as Tu B’Av, begins night and will probably be accompanied by the usual glut of singles events and all-white parties. Honest.) I met my wife because of Tu B’Av, actually. We’d met on an online dating site and were meeting up for professional, non-romantic networking purposes.
(Parents, now would probably be a good time to stop by your kids summer camps. After all, I’d seen her profile and saw that she had checked “Reform,” just as she saw that I had checked “Orthodox.” So, clearly, a relationship between us was not something that was going to work out.
That cute dress you want to wear to the restaurant? Those snakeskin shoes you’ve nicknamed “The Deal-Sealers?
” Have fun sloshing around in the gray-black slush that lines our fine streets in wintertime (not to mention the resultant salt ring). Which is why one of the Jewish accomplishments I’m most proud of—right up there with Rabbi Nechunya ben Ha Kana figuring out the universe was 15.3 billion years old in the 1st century—was that we realized two-and-a-half millenia ago that Valentine’s Day works a lot better in the summer.
In both Hebrews and Qumran a priestly figure is discussed in the context of a Davidic figure; in both cases a divine decree appoints the priests to their eschatological duty; both priestly figures offer an eschatological sacrifice of atonement.
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