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A reader signing his or her name as "ASP" asks: "In her book 'The Passover Seder,' Ruth Gruber Fredman wrote that the galaxy is called seder or 'order' in Hebrew. Comment?
Darren Aronofsky's $130 million Hollywood epic "Noah" starring Russell Crowe has displeased Christian fundamentalists with its non-literal approach to the Old Testament story. Comment?
Two leading American Orthodox bodies rebuked a group of Israeli rabbis who warned of divine retribution against Secretary of State John Kerry. Comment?
First he was described as "obsessive" and "messianic" by Israel's defense minister Moshe Yaalon. Comment?
In the wake of my December 13, 2013, column on gematria, the rabbinic art of finding significance in the numerical value of the letters of Hebrew words, Rabbi Carl M. Perkins has sent me an article of his about the existence of gematria already in the Bible. Comment?
Emily Koenders writes that she is working on a paper on gematria in rabbinic literature and wonders if I can help her locate the talmudic sources of three examples of it. Comment?
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