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  1. The 2nd part of the latter half of the ืื‘ ืžืฉื ื” ื‘ื‘ื ืžืฆื™ืขื

    As previously stated in the earlier introductions to the Rif halachic commentary to the Talmud, the style which this modern super-commentary to the Rif, introduces an Order of the Rambamโ€™s halachic rulings based upon the Order established by the Rif and Rosh great poskim on the Shaโ€™s Bavli. This commentator opposes Rabbi Waldmanโ€™s opinion wherein he accounted the RaN as one of the great halachic poskim of the generations. The RaN failed to condemn the errors made by the Rambam. This critical failure of leadership, at a moment in time where the Jewish people came to a critical junction. Had the RaN denounced the Rambam, as did the Rosh, undoubtedly this would have offset the disgusting error the son of the Rosh made when he composed the Tur Shulkan Arukh. Rabbi Yosef Karo sealed the din of the repulsive path unto infamy which Israel rabbinic scholars walk to the present day.

    To what does this critical juncture compare? To the error made by king Shlomo who failed to heed the advise given by the prophet Natan. The house which king David sought to build, alas the warrior heart could not establish the Federal Sanhedrin lateral common law court system as โ€œhisโ€ ื‘ื™ืช dedicated to HaShem. King Shlomo assumed the intent of king David, a command to build a house of wood and stone dedicated unto HaShem. Wood and stone, covered with gold, (think Hagia Sophia of Constantinople, Dome of the Rock, the Renaissance/Gothic European cathedral monstrosities) dedicated to a God โ€“ a classic definition for avoda zara.

    Rabbi, this idea, for the generations who first coined the term, it has a completely different meaning than the effeminate molestation the term rabbi means today. Rabbi Akiva lead the war effort against the Roman barbarians. The people turned and placed their trust that the rabbis (think prophets) would guide them with a proper vision by which they should walk before HaShem. Sound leadership does not guarantee success. But a people who lack righteous leaders, they compare to the societies of Nazi Germany and Stalinโ€™s Communist Russia โ€“ both rot upon the dung heaps of history. Both viewed forever thereafter with utter revulsion and total contempt. Excluding the crazies who dream to complete the European โ€˜Final Solutionโ€™.

    In the Bar Kokhba war, no less than half of all the Jews living in Judea died in that failed attempt to drive the Roman barbarians out of the Middle East. Our Jewish leadership failed to expel the Roman legions out of Syria when given the opportunity. Our leaders failed to coordinate the revolt against Rome together with the Jews in Alexandria Egypt! The Romans uprooted our crushed and defeated people from off the oath sworn lands. Rome followed up its total victory in war, they renamed our country to the European name of Palestine! Ignorant Arab refugee populations, since 1964, call themselves Palestinians โ€“ the descendants of the extinct ancient Philistine boat people who originated from European Greek Islands. Reactionary propaganda foisted upon (โ€œthe Jewish controlled pressโ€) declares Palestinian Arab refugees the native populations of Palestine!

    Very difficult to hold a rational conversation with STUPID. Stupid almost always thinks with a blood rush, emotional hard-on. Rhetoric and propaganda, Joseph Goebbels skillfully employed to justify Nazi aggression which culminated in the total disgrace of European society for all times thereafter. Post Shoah, only a fool could refer to European societies within the same sentence as โ€œculturedโ€. Actions have consequences. These consequences impact generations thereafter. Adam ate from the forbidden fruit, and 10 generations thereafter, all Mankind died. A powerful mussar instruction given to all generations, unto and beyond this very day.

    The vision of rabbinic Talmudic scholarship comes down to a really simple idea. Halachot and tefilla both possess the potential to express a central kโ€™vanna whereby both do avodat HaShem. Through ืคืจื“ืก logic the rabbis within the Mishna and Gemara affix/attach/link diverse halachot to a specific Mishna. And therein through the action by which these rabbis affixed/attached/linked halachot to a specific Mishna, they thereby defined the kโ€™vanna of that specific Mishna! Tefilla learns through the exact same shโ€™itta. The 13 middle blessings within the Shemone Esri, they affix/attach/link to a specific tohor midda of the 13 middot ื“ืื•ืจื™ื™ืชื which Moshe the prophet heard ื‘ืขืœ ืคื” from HaShem at the revelation of the Oral Torah at Horev. For example, a kโ€™vanna for the blessing:

    ื•ืœืžืœืฉื™ื ื™ื ืืœ ืชื”ื™ ืชืงื•ื” ื•ื›ืœ ื”ืจืฉืขื” ื›ืจื’ืข ืชืื‘ื“, ื•ื›ืœ ืื•ื™ื‘ื™ืš ืžื”ืจื” ื™ื›ืจืชื•, ื•ื”ื–ื“ื™ื ืžื”ืจื” ืชืขืงืจ ื•ืชืฉื‘ืจ ื•ืชืžื’ืจ ื•ืชื›ื ื™ืข ื‘ืžื”ืจื” ื‘ื™ืžื™ื ื•. ื‘ืจื•ืš ืืชื” ื”โ€™, ืฉื•ื‘ืจ ืื™ื‘ื™ื ื•ืžื›ื ื™ืข ื–ื“ื™ื

    Shmuel Haโ€™kan wrote this addition to the original 18 benedictions. The commission to add an additional blessing to the Shemone Esri, some attribute due to the false messiah Jesus heresy. But such an interpretation does not appeal to this commentator. For the simple reason, the sages had excommunicated all Jews who believed this narishkeit. They like the Rambam & Spinoza, ceased being Jewish. Despite all the Nazi hate which referred to Jews as an inferior race. Difficult to hold a rational conversation with STUPID. Any person can convert and become Jewish! Torah teaches the wisdom of the Cohen national spirituality. Torah contains history, but it teaches mussar rather than history. A fundamental distinction of terms.

    Tefilla, a positive time oriented commandment, requires kโ€™vanna. As the โ€œsages of the Talmudโ€ strove to learn the โ€œkโ€™vannaโ€ of each and every Mishna which the Gemara learned, so too and equally likewise, scholars who live post the sealing of the Shaโ€™s Bavli, they have an obligation to learn the โ€œkvannaโ€ of each and every blessing comprising the Shemone Esri kabbala. The Yerushalmi Talmud teaches that over 247 prophets prioritized their mussar to write the Shemone Esri!

    The Tโ€™NaCH centers around prophetic mussar. Through employment of ืคืจื“ืก logic, later โ€œsages of the Siddurโ€ strive to learn the โ€œkโ€™vannaโ€ of each and every ื‘ืจื›ื” which ืคืจื“ืก logic (think Talmud) learn to interpret the language of the Siddur. The exact same shโ€™itta\methodology required to learn the kโ€™vanna which both the Mishnaot and the Siddur, make a korban dedication unto the service of avodat HaShem.

    Weigh the mussar which the prophet ื–ื›ืจื™ื” commanded the Cohen nation in his day:
    ื–ื›ืจื™ื” ื—:ื˜ื–,ื™ื–. ืืœื” ื”ื“ื‘ืจื™ื ืืฉืจ ืชืขืฉื•: ื“ื‘ืจื• ืืžืช ืื™ืฉ ืืช ืจืขื”ื•, ืืžืช ื•ืžืฉืคื˜ ืฉืœื•ื ืฉืคื˜ื• ื‘ืฉืขืจื™ื›ื ื•ืื™ืฉ ืืช ืจืขืช ืจืขื”ื• ืืœ ืชื—ืฉื‘ื• ื‘ืœื‘ื‘ื›ื ื•ืฉื‘ืขืช ืฉืงืจ ืืœ ืชืื”ื‘ื•, ื›ื™ ืืช ื›ืœ ืืœื” ืืฉืจ ืฉื ืฉืืช ื ืื ื”ืฉื

    Compare the stories of Yaacov and Lโ€™van; Yaacov meeting Esau his brother; Shโ€™Cem the prince raping Dinah, the daughter of Yaacov; the deceptive brit which the sons of Yaacov cut with the people of Shโ€™Cem; the jealousy and hate which the son of Yaacov felt toward Yosef, the selling of Yosef as a slave and the deception which the sons of Yaacov justified the sudden disappearance of Yosef; the treatment Yosef tormented his brothers in Egypt!

    It seems to me that a ืžืœืฉื™ืŸ behaves with a 2 faced, stab ya in the back, given the whiff of a chance, type of โ€œfriendโ€. The kโ€™vanna of that blessing defines the garments of the Cohen Haโ€™Gadol as repeated in the Book of ืฉืžื•ืช. The dedication of those Cohen garments, they serve as a ื“ื™ื•ืง made upon the actions and behavior of all the sons of Yaacov which caused our people to originally descend unto gโ€™lut. The vision of the ladder of Yaacov, with its ascending and descending Angels. The interpretation of that dream: depending whether the Cohen nation does mitzvot ืœืฉืžื”, on the scales of truth and shalom HaShem weighs the merits of the generations whether we experience the cursed oppression of gโ€™lut or we rejoice in the redemption of the Jewish people from the wicked hands of the European barbarian murderers.

    Just as king Shlomo, his bad and evil leadership, sent the Cohen nation down the path whereby all generations, to this very day, mourn the destruction of the Temples made of wood and stone, rather than dedicate our lives to walk in truth and shalom with our people; so too king Rambamโ€™s halachic codification sent the Jewish people down the path whereby all generations, to this very day, assume halacha as being simple ritualized practices embraced by Frum religious fanatics, who dress in long black coats which extend below the knees, grow strange long side curls, and wear funny looking, prohibitively expensive, beaver-fur, oddly shaped hats, in the middle of summer! Superstitions perhaps comparable to the Asian demand to consume rhinoceros horns and shark fins.

    This commentary has a vision. To reestablish the Torah as the written Constitution of the chosen Cohen Republic of States; to reestablish the Federal Sanhedrin common law lateral court system, together with the power of โ€˜Legislative Reviewโ€™ of laws passed by the Knesset; to obligate the State to supply first time married couples with their own privately owned property & house; to build a North African trade route; to make Arab and Muslim countries of the Middle East and North Africa the main trading partners of the Cohen Republic of States; to dig a water canal from the Mediterranean to the Dead Sea, with the specific objective of increasing the salinity of the waters of the Mediterranean to match the salinity of the waters of the Salt Sea; to mix the electrolysis gases, which condenses and reduces the water content of the channeled Mediterranean waters; use either sand or salt or both, and shoot these two primary elemental gases up into the atmosphere with the intent โ€“ to change the weather precipitation conditions in both the Sinai and Sahara deserts. That said, and without further ado, except to which my fellow Americans a happy 4th of July, please consider the reorganized halachot of the Rambam compared to the language of the Rif and Rosh Talmudic halachic commentaries:

    ืฉื ื™ื ืฉื”ื™ื• ืื•ื—ื–ื™ืŸ ื‘ื›ืœื™ ืื—ื“ ืื• ืฉื”ื™ื• ืจื•ื›ื‘ื™ืŸ ืขืœ ื’ื‘ื™ ื‘ื”ืžื” ืื—ืช, ืื• ืฉื”ื™ื” ืื—ื“ ืจื•ื›ื‘ ื•ืื—ื“ ืžื ื”ื™ื’, ืื• ื™ื•ืฉื‘ื™ืŸ ื‘ืฆื“ ืขืจืžื” ืฉืœ ื—ื˜ื™ื ื•ืžื•ื ื—ื•ืช ื‘ืกืžื˜ื ืื• ื‘ื—ืฆืจ ืฉืœ ืฉื ื™ื”ื. ื–ื” ืื•ืžืจ: ื”ื›ืœ ืฉืœื™, ื•ื–ื” ืื•ืžืจ ื”ื›ืœ ืฉืœื™, ื›ืœ ืื—ื“ ืžืฉื ื™ื”ืŸ ื ืฉื‘ืข ื‘ื ืงื™ื˜ืช ื—ืคืฅ ืฉืื™ืŸ ืœื• ื‘ื–ื” ื”ื“ื‘ืจ ืคื—ื•ืช ืžื—ืฆื™ื• ื•ื™ื—ืœื•ืงื•. ื•ืฉื‘ื•ืขื” ื–ื• ืชืงื ืช ื—ื›ืžื™ื ื”ื™ื ื›ื“ื™ ืฉืœื ื™ื”ื™ื” ื›ืœ ืื—ื“ ืชื•ืคืก ื‘ื˜ืœื™ืชื• ืฉืœ ื—ื‘ืจื• ื•ื ื•ื˜ืœ ื‘ืœื ืฉื‘ื•ืขื”

    ื”ื™ื• ืฉื ื™ื ืื“ื•ืงื™ืŸ ื‘ื˜ืœื™ืช ื–ื” ืื•ืžืจ: ื›ื•ืœื” ืฉืœื™ ื•ื–ื” ืื•ืžืจ: ื›ื•ืœื” ืฉืœื™, ื–ื” ื ื•ื˜ืœ ืขื“ ืžืงื•ื ืฉื™ื“ื• ืžื’ืขืช ื•ื–ื” ื ื•ื˜ืœ ืขื“ ืžืงื•ื ืฉื™ื“ื• ืžื’ืขืช ื•ื”ืฉืืจ ื—ื•ืœืงื™ืŸ ื‘ืฉื•ื” ืื—ืจ ืฉื ืฉื‘ืขื™ืŸ, ื•ื™ืฉ ืœื›ืœ ืื—ื“ ืœื’ืœื’ืœ ืขืœ ื—ื‘ืจื• ืฉื›ืœ ืžื” ืฉื ื˜ืœ ื›ื“ื™ืŸ ื ื˜ืœ

    ื‘ื”ืžืช ืžืฆื™ืื” ืฉืงื“ื ืื—ื“ ื•ืื—ื– ื‘ืžื•ืกืจื” ืœื ืงื ื” ืขื“ ืฉื™ืžืฉื•ืš ืื• ื™ื ื”ื™ื’. ื•ื›ืŸ ื‘ื ื›ืกื™ ื”ื’ืจ ืื‘ืœ ืงื ื” [ื”] ื”ืžื•ืกืจื” ืœื‘ื“ื”

    ื”ื™ื” ืื—ื“ ืจื•ื›ื‘ ื•ืื—ื“ ืื•ื—ื– ื‘ืžื•ืกืจื” ื”ืจื•ื›ื‘ ืงื ื” ื”ื‘ื”ืžื” ื•ื”ืžื•ืกืจื” ืฉืขืœ ืœื—ื™ื™ ื”ื‘ื”ืžื” ื‘ืœื‘ื“. ื•ื–ื” ืฉืื—ื– ื”ืžื•ืกืจื” ืงื ื” ืžืžื ื” ืžื” ืฉืื—ื– ื‘ื™ื“ื• ื•ืฉืืจ ื”ืžื•ืกืจื” ืœื ืงื ื”ื• ืื—ื“ ืžื”ืŸ

    ืืฉื ื™ื ืฉืจืื• ื’ืžืœ ืื• ื—ืžื•ืจ ืฉืœ ืžืฆื™ืื” ื•ืงื“ืžื• ืฉื ื™ื”ื ื•ื”ื ื”ื™ื’ื•ื”ื• ืื• ืžืฉื›ื•ื”ื•. ืื• ืฉื”ื™ื” ืื—ื“ ืžื ื”ื™ื’ ื•ืื—ื“ ืžื•ืฉืš. ืงื ื• ืฉื ื™ื”ื. ื‘ืžื” ื“ื‘ืจื™ื ืืžื•ืจื™ื ื‘ื—ืžื•ืจ ืื‘ืœ ื‘ื’ืžืœ ืื ื”ื™ื” ืื—ื“ ืžื ื”ื™ื’ ื•ืื—ื“ ืžื•ืฉืš ื”ืžื•ืฉืš ืงื ื” ืื‘ืœ ืœื ื”ืžื ื”ื™ื’

    ื”ืžื•ื›ืจ ื‘ื”ืžื” ืœื—ื‘ืจื• ืื• ื ืชื ื” ืœื• ื‘ืžืชื ื” ื•ืืžืจ: ืงื ื” ืื•ืชื” ื›ื“ืจืš ืฉื‘ื ื™ ืื“ื ืงื•ื ื™ืŸ, ืื ืžืฉืš ืื• ื”ื’ื‘ื™ื”ื” ืงื ื”. ืื‘ืœ ืื ืจื›ื‘ ืขืœื™ื”, ืื ื‘ืฉื“ื” ืงื ื”, ื•ืื ื‘ืขื™ืจ ืœื ืงื ื”, ืœืคื™ ืฉืื™ืŸ ื“ืจืš ื‘ื ื™ ืื“ื ืœืจื›ื•ื‘ ื‘ืขื™ืจ. ืœืคื™ื›ืš ืื ื”ื™ื” ืื“ื ื—ืฉื•ื‘ ืฉื“ืจื›ื• ืœืจื›ื•ื‘ ื‘ืขื™ืจ, ืื• ืื“ื ืžื–ื•ืœื–ืœ ื‘ื™ื•ืชืจ ืฉืื™ื ื• ืžืงืคื™ื“ ืขืœ ื”ื™ืœื•ื›ื• ื‘ืขื™ืจ ืจื•ื›ื‘, ื›ื’ื•ืŸ ื”ืžื˜ืคืœื™ืŸ ื‘ื’ื™ื“ื•ืœ ื”ื‘ื”ืžื•ืช ืื• ื”ืขื‘ื“ื™ื, ืื• ืฉื”ื™ืชื” ืืฉื” ืื• ืฉื”ื™ื” ื‘ืจืฉื•ืช ื”ืจื‘ื™ื ืฉื”ืจื‘ื™ื ื“ื•ืจืกื™ืŸ ืฉื, ื”ืจื™ ื–ื” ืงื•ื ื” ื‘ืจื›ื™ื‘ื”, ื•ื”ื•ื ืฉืชื”ืœืš ื‘ื•

    ื”ืื•ืžืจ ืœื—ื‘ืจื•: ืžืฉื•ืš ื•ืชืงื ื”! ืื• ื—ื–ืง ื•ืชืงื ื”! ื•ื›ื™ื•ืฆื ื‘ื“ื‘ืจื™ื ืืœื•, ื•ื”ืœืš ื•ืžืฉืš ืื• ืฉื”ื—ื–ื™ืง ืœื ืงื ื”, ืฉืžืฉืžืข ืชืงื ื” ืœื”ื‘ื ื•ืขื“ื™ื™ืŸ ืœื ื”ืงื ื” ืœื•, ืืœื ืฆืจื™ืš ื”ืžื•ื›ืจ ืื• ื”ื ื•ืชืŸ ืœื•ืžืจ ืœื•: ืœืš ื—ื–ืง ื•ืงื ื”! ืื• ืžืฉื•ืš ื•ืงื ื”! ื•ื›ื™ื•ืฆื ื‘ื“ื‘ืจื™ื ืืœื•, ืฉืžืฉืžืขืŸ ืฉื™ืงื ื” ืขืชื” ื‘ืขืช ืฉื™ืžืฉื•ืš ืื• ื™ื—ื–ื™ืง

    ื”ืžืงื ื” ื‘ื”ืžื” ื•ื›ืœื™ื ืฉืขืœ ื’ื‘ื” ื›ืื—ื“, ืืฃ ืขืœ ืคื™ ืฉืžืฉืš ื”ื‘ื”ืžื” ื•ืงื ืื” ืœื ืงื ื” ื”ื›ืœื™ื ืฉืขืœื™ื” ืขื“ ืฉื™ื’ื‘ื™ื” ืื• ื™ืžืฉื•ืš ื”ื›ืœื™ื ืขืฆืžืŸ ืื ืื™ืŸ ื“ืจื›ืŸ ืœื”ื’ื‘ื™ื”ืŸ, ืฉื”ื‘ื”ืžื” ื›ื—ืฆืจ ื”ืžืชื”ืœื›ืช ื”ื™ื ื•ืื™ืŸ ืžื” ืฉื‘ืชื•ื›ื” ืงื ื•ื™ ืœื‘ืขืœื”. ืœืคื™ื›ืš ืื ื”ื™ืชื” ื”ื‘ื”ืžื” ื›ืคื•ืชื” ืงื ื” ืืฃ ื›ืœื™ื ืฉืขืœื™ื”

    ืืžืจ ืœื• ื”ืžืงื ื”: ืžืฉื•ืš ื‘ื”ืžื” ื•ืงื ื” ื›ืœื™ื ืฉืขืœื™ื”! ื”ื•ืื™ืœ ื•ืœื ื”ืงื ื” ืœื• ื’ื•ืฃ ื”ื‘ื”ืžื”, ืืขโ€ืค ืฉืžืฉื›ื” ื•ื”ื™ื ื›ืคื•ืชื”, ืœื ืงื ื” ื›ืœื™ื ืฉืขืœื™ื” ืขื“ ืฉื™ืžืฉื•ืš ื”ื›ืœื™ื ืขืฆืžืŸ

    ื“ื’ื™ื ืฉืงืคืฆื• ืœืชื•ืš ื”ืกืคื™ื ื” ืงื ื” ื‘ืขืœ ื”ืกืคื™ื ื”, ืฉื–ื• ื›ื—ืฆืจ ื”ืžืฉืชืžืจืช ื”ื™ื. ื•ืื™ื ื” ื—ืฆืจ ื”ืžื”ืœื›ืช, ืฉื”ืžื™ื ื”ืŸ ืฉืžื•ืœื™ื›ื™ืŸ ืื•ืชื” ื•ืื™ื ื” ื”ื•ืœื›ืช ืžื—ืžืช ืขืฆืžื”

    ื–ืจืง ืœื” ื’ื™ื˜ื” ื•ื”ื™ื ื‘ืชื•ืš ื‘ื™ืชื• ืื• ื‘ืชื•ืš ื—ืฆืจื• ืื™ื ื” ืžื’ื•ืจืฉืช ืขื“ ืฉื™ื’ื™ืข ื”ื’ื˜ ืœื™ื“ื”, ืื• ืœื›ืœื™ ืžืŸ ื”ื›ืœื™ื ืฉืœื” ืฉืื™ืŸ ื”ื‘ืขืœ ืžืงืคื™ื“ ืขืœ ืžืงื•ืžื•, ื›ื’ื•ืŸ: ืฆืœื•ื—ื™ืช ืื• ื›ืคื™ืคื” ืงื˜ื ื” ืื• ื›ื™ื•ืฆื ื‘ื”ืŸ. ื•ื›ืŸ ืื ื”ื’ื™ืข ืœืžื˜ื” ืฉืœื” ืฉื”ื™ื ื™ื•ืฉื‘ืช ืขืœื™ื” ื•ื”ื™ืชื” ื’ื‘ื•ื”ื” ืขืฉืจื” ื˜ืคื—ื™ื ื”ืจื™ ื–ื• ืžื’ื•ืจืฉืช, ืฉื”ืจื™ ื—ืœืงื” ืจืฉื•ืช ืœืขืฆืžื” ื•ืื™ืŸ ื”ื‘ืขืœ ืžืงืคื™ื“ ืขืœ ืžืงื•ื ื›ืจืขื™ ื”ืžื˜ื”

    Herein concludes arranging the halachot made by the Rambam to follow the Order of the Rif and Rosh tohor commentaries. As a summation to how the Rif understands the intent of this opening ืื‘ ืžืฉื ื” of ื‘ื‘ื ืžืฆื™ืขื, with ownership comes responsibility. A man does not love that which he does not own. On this specific point the Yatzir HaRah directly compares to how Yaacov and Lโ€™van, how Yaacov and Esau, the behavior which led to the rape of Dinah, the jealousy and hatred the brothers of Yosef which resulted in the gโ€™lut of the entire house of Israel unto Egypt, how Yosef behaved toward his brothers when they travel to Egypt to buy food.

    Have attempted to weave the kabbala of ืคืจื“ืก together with the kabbala of the prophets who wrote the Shemone Esri tefilla. It seems to me that the blessing of ืžืœืฉื™ื ื™ื most succinctly defines the kโ€™vanna of the halachot wherein the Gemara learns the opening Mishna of ื‘ื‘ื ืžืฆื™ืขื. As such all the halachot learned, whereby the Gemara strives to frame the kโ€™vanna of this Mishna, all this Talmud, it likewises attaches to the kโ€™vanna of the ืžืœืฉื™ื ื™ื tefilla. The two kabbalot of ืคืจื“ืก ื•ืชืคื™ืœื”, they weave together into a warp\weft fabric similar as does halacha\aggadata within the entire Shaโ€™s.

    Herein does this commentary explain the kโ€™vanna intent of the framers of the Shaโ€™s Bavli, and by extension โ€“ the Shaโ€™s Yerushalmi. Have learned the entire opening Mishna and Gemara of ื‘ื‘ื ืžืฆื™ืขื to one specific ื‘ืจื›ื” within the language of the Shemone Esri ืžื–ืœ ื˜ื•ื‘.

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