November 3rd, 2005

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Brief Reflection on last week's parsha

Last week, I became curiopus about the use of "vayaidah", "to know" as used to describe Adam's and Chavah's experience to produce children. The common conception is "vayaidah" is simple a Biblical euphamism for sex. Clearly it is so used here, but is it universally true? And, if not, why here and not elsewhere.

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