Temurah

Temurah may refer to:

* Temurah (Kabbalah), a method, used by the Kabbalists to rearrange words and sentences in the Bible;
* Temurah (Halacha), the prohibition against attempting to switch the sanctity of one animal for another;
* Midrash Temurah (Hebrew: מדרש תמורה), one of the smaller midrashim, consisting of three chapters.


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  • Temurah (Halacha) — In Jewish Law, Temurah ( Hebrew: תמורה, literally: exchange ) is the prohibition against attempting to switch the sanctity of an animal that has been sanctified for the Temple in Jerusalem with another non sanctified animal. It explicitly stated… …   Wikipedia

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