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Yehoshua 3 - Ethnic Cleansing?

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Apr 2, 2014
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

Nach:
Machshava:
Halacha:
War 
Parsha:
Eikev 

References: Yevamot: 79a Avoda Zara: 2b Avoda Zara: 3a Bava Kamma: 38a 

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As the Jews are about to cross the Jordan River, we ask the question: In light of the Torah's emphasis upon mercy for all, and mercy as a requirement of the Jew, how could Gd instruct the Jews to eradicate the tribes of Canaan?

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