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The Life Of Rashi

Rabbi Shlomo ben-Isaac (c. 1040-1105), also known as Rashi, is one of Judaism's
leading Talmudic and biblical commentators. See if you can find the following
words, relating to his life, in this puzzle.

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6) Father (Rashi spent his early years
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WEEKDAY LUNCHES

BEGINNING PROMPTLY AT

BEGINNING PROMPTLY AT I :30 A.M.

7:00 P.M.

AND CONCLUDING BY 8:45

I :30 P.M.

BEGINNING PROMPTLY AT I 0:00

P.M.

A.M.

AND CONCLUDING BY NOON

3) Students (After Rashi's death, his
students added extensively to his com-
mentary.)

SATURDAY, MAY 3I

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

2) Daughters (Rashi had three daugh-
ters.)

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

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4) Wine (When he was about 25
years old and had completed his stud-
ies, Rashi worked in the wine indus-
try.)
5) Commentary (From the 13th cen-
tury on, Rashi's commentary was
studied by virtually every Talmudic
scholar, and his authority continues to
the present.)

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ADDITIONAL TIMES BY APPOINTMENT

7) Talmud (Rashi's additions to the
Talmud are accepted to this day.)

8) Worms (Rashi studied at the
Jewish academy in this German city.)

9) Crusade (Many of Rashi's family
and friends were killed in the First
Crusade, which began in 1095 and
brought to an end the fairly amicable
relations between Jews and gentiles in
France and Germany.)

10) Rashi (This comes from his ini-
tials, Rabbi Shlomo ben-Isaac.)

11) Troyes (This is the city of his
birth.)

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#1) How is it possible that two men play-
ing checkers won an equal number of
games, though only five games were
played? The men weren't playing each
other.

#3) A girl gave 55 cents to tzedakah, but
one of the coins was not a nickel. How?
One of the coins was a 50-cent piece —
that was the one that was not a nickel.
The other coin, however, was a nickel.

#2) A synagogue with four southern expo-
sures could exist in only one place: the
North Pole, where only polar bears exist.
Therefore, the bear must have been white.

#4) How many animals did Moses bring
onto the Ark? None. Noah brought the
animals on the Ark.

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