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Who Really Wrote Talks & Tales

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Who wrote the "Talks and Tales" publication? What did the Frierdiker Rebbe say about its effect on him? Video

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So are we allowed to say the names of the week if it is based off of avoda zara

Just listened
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Just listened

Interesting Info.

Great program
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Great program

Always so interesting !
Thank you

Interesting
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Interesting

Thank you.

Why?
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Why?

Just wondering why did the talks and tales stop?

Nothing to do with it
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Nothing to do with it

“Eve” has nothing to do with “evil”. It is simply the English form of Chava, exactly as Joseph is the English form of Yosef and Moses is the English form of Moshe. Nor has “funeral” got anything at all to do with “fumes”. No matter how far back you go in its etymology there is no connection to fumes or to burning. Both the Latin word from which it derives and the Proto-Indo-European root from which that ultimately descends simply mean “death”. Now this does mean it’s an inexact translation of “levaya”, which should perhaps better be rendered as “final… Read more »

Shalom Ber Schapiro
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Shalom Ber Schapiro

b’h All I can say is what we heard from Rabbi Nissan Mindel (who was a true linguist) when he explained to us how many of the words and expressions we use,surprisingly, are rooted in goyishe words and concepts. Without even us being aware of it. One of these, Rabbi Mindel gave as an example – is the name of the first woman, Chava, whose name is translated “Eve”. From the Old English “oeffel” which means “evil”. It is from the King James translation of the Bible. This translation, clearly, was done by goyishe clergy. If you notice – it… Read more »

Shalom Ber Schapiro
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Shalom Ber Schapiro

b’h

Regarding the inquiry about the TALKS AND TALES – the monthly Jewish children’s magazine which Rabbi Mindel authored for about 48 years – why is it that he stopped writing it?
That is a decision which Rabbi Mindel made due to some technical matter, the details of which he did not elaborate on.

Rabbi Shalom Ber Schapiro

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