Nish'ma--Sh'ma March 2012

By Dara Frimmer, Lauren Kurland, Joshua Heller, Rebecca Joseph

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2012

Four authors reflect on Chagigah 27a and the commentary by Rashi: "Rabbi Yohanan and Resh Lakish explain: At the time when the Temple stood, the altar used to make atonement for a person; now a person's table makes atonement for him. (Talmud Bavli, Chagigah 27a) "A person's table makes atonement for him…" by means of welcoming guests to one's table, "hachnasat orchim.

Topic: Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.42/no.688

Page Number(s): 18

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Frimmer, Dara. Kurland, Lauren. Heller, Joshua. Joseph, Rebecca. Nish'ma--Sh'ma March 2012. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2012: 18.


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