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Author: Moshe Lavee

various versions of a lost midrash enumeration, which lists twelve benefits of marriage. This midrash is documented in many Genizah fragments, testifying to a variety of secondary uses of the text, including a Judaeo-Arabic adaptation. 106 Here we find a tradition that was well known and commonly used

In: Language, Gender and Law in the Judaeo-Islamic Milieu
Author: Jonathan Vroom

assumes law can be applied with interpretive freedom. Fishbane writes: “[T]he mechanism for prohibiting intermarriage with the Ammonites, Moabites, etc. was an exegetical extension of the law in Deut. 7:1–3 effected by means of an adaptation and interpolation of features from Deut. 23:4–9.” 60 This is

In: The Authority of Law in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism