Tonight (11/17/21), in our aptly named "Chumash Exploration," we had two objectives: the primary objective was to analyze the Torah's account of the “fifth matriarch” according to both drash and pshat (in that order) and discuss the methodological implications, and the secondary objective was to answer the question: “Would the Rambam advocate davening at her grave?” We spent the first two thirds of the shiur on the first topic, and the final third on the second topic. If you have a different answer or additional sources about the second topic, I'd love to hear!
בראשית כד: מב-מו, נז-נט; לה:ו-י
רש"י, רמב"ן, ר' אברהם בן הרמב"ם, אברבנאל, מלבי"ם, רלב"ג, שד"ל - בראשית לה:ח
פירוש התורה לרבינו אברהם בן הרמב"ם: ספר בראשית מהדורת ברקוביץ, עמוד תז הערה קמז
רמב"ם: משנה תורה, ספר שופטים, הלכות אבל ד:ד
רמב"ם: משנה תורה, ספר זמנים, הלכות תעניות ד:יח
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