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date: 02 March 2024

SAMBATYON, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
Author(s):
Adele BerlinAdele Berlin, Maxine GrossmanMaxine Grossman

legendary river beyond which the ten lost tribes of Israel were supposedly condemned to live in exile. On weekdays, the river was impassable because of the rocks and debris it churned up; on Sabbaths, when it lay at rest, Jewish law prevented the exiles from crossing its banks. Targum Jonathan (... ...

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