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Ask the Rabbi: Do angels exist?

In the Bible, the term most frequently used to connote an angel is “malach.”

Abraham and the angels
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The Bible and Talmud are replete with discussions of angels, with subsequent Jewish literature naturally assuming their existence. Yet the definition of these entities was highly disputed, and gave rise to extremely different interpretations.

In the Bible, the term most frequently used to connote an angel is “malach.”



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