Chavurah Masarti

Lynchburg, VA                  Founded on 2 Cheshvan, 5766 

Torah Study Handouts

During Torah Study, we often consider additional sources as we examine the text and follow tangential lines of reasoning.  The handouts found below contain additional resources to which we have referred from time to time.

Over the years, members have raised interesting questions either at Torah Study or during our Shabbat dinners.  I have gathered the responses to those questions here.

Cambyses

Capital Punishment

Captives

Census

Conservative Eschatology

Dancing

David and Absalom

David and Absalom II

David's Death

Dead Sea Scrolls: The War Scroll

Death

Death II

Deuteronomic Code

Duties to Children

Elijah

Elisha

Extremism

Halacha (source)

Hezekiah

Isaiah

Israeli Politics

Jeroboam

Midrashim on David

Ransom

Resurrection I

Resurrection II

Rodef

Ruth and David

Sheol

Solomon

Solomon's Corruption

Solomon's Failures

Suicide

War Exclusions

Witches

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