Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Aliyah Quote #17: A Head Above Bavel

R. Meir says: "The dirt from which Adam was created was taken from all over the world - 'Golmi Ra'u Einecha.' " - R. Oshaya says: "[The dirt for] his body was taken from Bavel, his head from Eretz Yisrael..." (Sanhedrin 38a)


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