Another Eulogy for Miriam

Image: Miriam, By Ephraim Moshe Lilien [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Reblogged from the blog of Rabbi Stephen Fuchs. Thank you, Rabbi Fuchs, for the insight that the Sages included so many midrashim on Miriam because they recognized that she was shortchanged in the text!

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Rabbi Ruth Adar is a teaching rabbi in San Leandro, CA. She has many hats: rabbi, granny, and ham radio operator K6RAV. She blogs at and teaches at Jewish Gateways in Albany, CA.

2 thoughts on “Another Eulogy for Miriam”

  1. Thank you, Rabbi Adar, for reflagging this essay. I feel honored because Coffee Shop Rabbi is a consistent source of wisdom and inspiration!

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