The word ne’eman comes from the Hebrew root meaning faithful or trustworthy. In Ki Tavo it shows up in an unusual context.
Torah, they would say in the medieval period, is God’s law. It teaches us how to live. But what happens when two laws conflict? Rashbam harmonizes.
In his commentary on Shoftim, Rashbam references a passage in Ecclesiastes, where he offers a radically different take on the woeful words of Kohelet.
In Canaan, the Israelites must no longer do what is “right in their own eyes.” They must worship centrally. But wasn’t wilderness worship centralized too?
The word “mussar” appears only once in that form in the Torah. What does it mean in context? How does that connect to the later meaning of mussar?