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JHOM - Topics - Rain in Jewish heritage
Rain and dew for a blessing
Letter from the Editor
How Israelite rain is different from all other rain
(specifically Egyptian) and why it is important to know the difference
I will grant your rains in their season
: Biblical promises and calamities
Hollow clouds, busy winds, and a thirsty universe
: What brings the rains? A Talmudic perspective
May the rainfall be a lesson
(and the story of Elijah)
Introduction by Prof. Eliezer Schweid
The story of Honi the Circle Drawer
: How the miracle-worker brought the rain
Under the rain all men are equal
: "Shout with joy, all the earth"
Sayings by the rabbis
A letter upon the garden, in purple and blue
: Celebration of autumn by the greatest of medieval poets
Solomon ibn Gabirol
"Happy is the eye that saw all this"
: A 15th-century poetic invocation of rain
Male and female waters
: Waters and sexual life; OR The dangers of levity on Sukkot
"He who makes the wind blow and brings down the rain/dew"
: Praying for rain
Into the Ark a modern poem
: An endless rain is just beginning
Concrete rain or much ado about nothing?
: Hebrew rootword lesson: G-SH-M
Dr. Joseph Lowin
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