(c) 2000 Dr Hendel; 1st appeared in Torah Forum (c) Project Genesis

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 10:11:02 -0500 (EST)
From: Russell Hendel <  rhendel@mcs.drexel.edu>
Subject: Re: Milk and Meat

Tom RuBane wrote:
<  <  This was a hypothesis that I learned of one evening on either the
Discovery Channel or the Learning Channel. I thought it was a very
interesting hypothesis, though.  I didn't mean to imply that it was an
orthodox opinion. I apologize for not making that clear.>  >

Tom...what you learned is correct...it is a respected orthodox opinion...in
fact if my memory serves me correctly it was first put forth by the great
Rambam in his Guide to the PerPlexed. HOwever I believe my question is
still strong....the Rambam seems to explain away the commandment by TOTALLY
classifying it under the idolatry prohibitions. My real question was
>  Perhaps there is something more in the commandment<

Keep up the learning