Oral Law & Torah Study

Eye for an Eye - I recently heard a talk explaining "an eye for an eye" in the Torah. As society has become less barbaric, the rabbis reinterpreted the verse to mean one pays the damages for the eye, instead of actually taking out the… More »
People of The Book - I've always heard that the Jews are the "people of the book." Can you clarify for me exactly what that means? More »
What is Torah? - What is the literal meaning of the word Torah? Some I’ve asked have conjectured it means “The Book” or Hebrew for the Greek “Bible.” Someone else thought it meant tradition. Are these correct? More »
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