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B. 49b) Alas for the flesh becauseof flesh. But whena personwho has intellectandeatsan animal,the animalmeritsto be raised into humanflesh. "Sha'arHa-Othiyot4, DerekhEretz(3). AmHa-aretz,p. 184. 47. Oppenheimer, 48. Ibid. 49. "In recommendation, generalthe halakhiccommentatorson this baraitastressthatit is the am ha-aretz'signorance of the "torah"of kashrut-the slaughterand preparationof beasts and fowl---thatmakes it Forexample, inadvisableforthemto eatmeatif notunderthesupervisionof talmideihakhamim.

Hecker,Each Man Ate an Meal, p. 310, remarkson this "notablelacuna"in the Zohar'sinterpretation of eating,Angels especiallyin lightof its frequentdiscussionin the Spanish Zohariccircle. See the texts cited in the followingnote. 68. Gikatilla,ShaareOrah,II, 12;Josephof Hamadan,SeferTashaq,ed. D. , BrandeisUniversity,1975), p. 92; idem, Sefer Ta'ameiHa-Mitzvot,pt. 1, ed. D. , BrandeisUniversity, 1974), pp. 309-310; Sefer Ha-Kanah (Cracow,1894), pp. 66a, 119b, 129a, 131a, 132a, cited and discussedby Hecker,Each Man Ate an Angel'sMeal, p.

It was taught,Rabbisaid, it is forbiddenfor an am ha-aretzto eat meat,as it is written,"Thisis the torahof beastandfowl"(Lev 11:46);for all who engagein Torah,it is permittedto eat the flesh of beastandfowl. But for all who do not engagein Torah,it is not permittedto eat beastandfowl. Immediately following are some vicious traditions that compare the killing of ammei ha-aretz to the ritual slaughter of beasts, or to profane slaughter,or to filleting a fish! R. He replied,the latterrequiresa benediction,the formerdoes not.

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