Parashat Song of Songs / A 'Handle' for the Torah

The Song of Songs is the holiest of holies, not because it is a cryptic text that must be deciphered through an allegorical reading, but because it opens the door to an understanding of the Torah.

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A celebrated dispute appears in the Mishna – in Tractate Yadayim. It concerns the books attributed to King Solomon: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs (Shir Hashirim, in Hebrew). The basic question...