Updating the torah
The find isn't the oldest Torah text in the world: Both the Leningrad and the Aleppo bibles — both of them Hebrew codexes, or books — pre-date the Bologna scroll by more than 200 years.But this is the oldest Torah scroll of the Pentateuch, the first five books of Moses, according to Mauro Perani, a professor of Hebrew in the University of Bologna's cultural heritage department.Before the 2006 election, Degel Ha Torah and Agudat Israel agreed to revive their alliance under the banner of United Torah Judaism to not waste votes and achieve maximum representation in the 17th Knesset.The party won 6 seats in the 20th Knesset elections in 2015, which was down from 7 seats in the 19th Knesset elections in 2013.
The find isn’t the oldest Torah text in the world: the Leningrad and the Aleppo bibles — both of them Hebrew codexes, or books — pre-date the Bologna scroll by more than 200 years.This Biblical collection of hundreds of moral sayings is ascribed to King Solomon, with Chapter 25 referring to a copy of Solomon’s proverbs by “the men of Hezekiah king of Judah”, who ruled from 715-687 BCE., Transliterated: Yahadut Ha Tora Ha Meuhedet; UTJ) is an alliance of Degel Ha Torah and Agudat Israel, two small Israeli Haredi (Ultra-Orthodox) political parties in the Knesset. The two parties have not always agreed with each other about policy matters.An Italian expert in Hebrew manuscripts said Wednesday he had discovered the oldest known complete Torah scroll, a sheepskin document dating from 1155-1225.It was right under his nose, in the University of Bologna library, where it had been mistakenly catalogued a century ago as dating from the 17th century.
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Verses 18-20 preserve the rule of law which protects the freedom of the subject:“And when he sits on the throne of his kingdom he shall write for himself in a book a copy of this law…that he may learn to fear the Lord his God by keeping…