Was The Forbidden Fruit an Apple?

Everyone knows that Adam and Eve ate sinned and ate from the Tree of knowledge. They ate the forbidden fruit. But what exactly was the forbidden fruit? If you ask the average American they’ll probably tell you it was an apple. Hence, everyone has an Adam’s apple… right? Well not quite. In this short video Eliav Friedman, MSW, shares the Jewish take on the forbidden fruit.

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Thoughts vs Action – Who Wins?

In the Torah portion of Shemot – Moses’ mother places him in a wicker basket and sends him down the Nile river with hopes that he would be saved from the decree that all boys be killed. Miriam, his sister, kept an eye on him from behind the bushes, while Batya, Pharaoh’s daughter found him and took him in, adopted him as her own. Our Sages teach us that these 2 women were both rewarded – Miriam greater than Batya, and the question is Why? Rabbi Ari Enkin shares the lesson…

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