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According to the Talmud, at the re-dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem following the victory of the Maccabees over the Seleucid Empire, there was only enough consecrated oil to fuel the eternal flame in the Temple for one day.
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According to the Talmud, extinction of the soul is reserved for a far much smaller group of malicious and evil leaders, either whose very evil deeds go way beyond norms, or who lead large groups of people to utmost evil.
According to the Talmud ( Avodah Zarah 10a-b ), Rabbi Judah was very wealthy and greatly revered in Rome.
According to the Talmud, Amram promulgated the laws of marriage and divorce amongst the Jews in Egypt ; the Talmud also argues that Amram had extreme longevity, which he used to ensure that doctrines were preserved through several generations.
According to the Babylonian Talmud, the difference between a concubine and a full wife was that the latter received a marriage contract ( Hebrew: ketubah ) and her marriage ( nissu ' in ) was preceded by a formal betrothal ( erusin ), neither being the case for a concubine.
According to the Talmud, however, the point of Qoheleth is to state that all is futile under the Sun.
According to the Talmud ( Tractate Makot ), there are 613 mitzvot (" commandments ") in the Torah ; in Hebrew these are known as the Taryag mitzvot תרי " ג מצוות.
According to Rabbinic tradition, all valid interpretations of the written Torah were revealed to Moses at Sinai in oral form, and handed down from teacher to pupil ( The oral revelation is in effect coextensive with the Talmud itself ).
According to the Talmud he was of the Davidic line, the royal line of King David, hence the title nasi, meaning prince.
According to the Talmud ( Avodah Zarah 10a-b ), Judah haNasi was very wealthy and greatly revered in Rome.
According to the Talmud, prayer is a Biblical commandment and the Talmud gives two reasons why there are three basic prayers: to recall the daily sacrifices at the Temple in Jerusalem, and / or because each of the Patriarchs instituted one prayer: Abraham the morning, Isaac the afternoon and Jacob the evening.
According to the Talmud ( tractate Taanit 2a ), prayer is a Biblical command: "' You shall serve God with your whole heart.
According to the Talmud, soon after the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem a formal version of the Amidah was adopted at a rabbinical council in Yavne, under the leadership of Rabban Gamaliel II and his colleagues.
According to the Talmud, the Midrash, and the Kabbalistic work, the Zohar, the ' deadline ' by which the Messiah must appear is 6000 years from creation.
According to the Talmud, homosexuality is forbidden between non-Jews as well, and is included among the sexual restrictions of the Noachide laws.
According to the Talmud, after the Seleucid desecration of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, there was only enough sealed ( and therefore not desecrated ) consecrated olive oil left to fuel the eternal flame in the Temple for one day.
According to Orthodox Judaism, Jewish law today is based on the commandments in the Torah, as viewed through the discussions and debates contained in classical rabbinic literature, especially the Mishnah and the Talmud.
According to the Talmud, Obadiah is said to have been a convert to Judaism from Edom, a descendant of Eliphaz, the friend of Job.
According to this, the followers of the Talmud would have to remain in a condition of political servitude until Judgment Day.
According to the Talmud there were also seven women who are counted as prophets whose message bears relevance for all generations: Sarah, Miriam, Devorah, Hannah ( mother of the prophet Samuel ), Abigail ( a wife of King David ), Huldah ( from the time of Jeremiah ), and Esther.
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