סנהדרין – Sanhedrin
Two problems with SHmuel’s Jewish calendar.
Judicial execution and the lethal height from falling.
An ancient belief and its modern expression.
She was five years old. The mother of King Solomon was only six.
Homicide by snake bite? Rabbi Yehuda and the Sages disagreed. But the Sages were correct.
Not as high as the rabbis thought.
Everyone believed in it until Pasteur’s demonstration.
Jews should blush. Everyone should. It is a vital for any ethically sound society.