Category Archives: Exegesis

Jordanian Sheikh Causes Stir With Claims Israel Belongs to Jews

Sheikh Ahmed Aladoan, who visited Israel last year, based his assertions that Palestinian claims to Israel are false on the Koran. Haaretz Feb 21, 2014 A sheikh from Jordan’s prominent Adwan tribe caused a stir recently when he said that … Continue reading

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This Week’s Parsha – A halachic question? “Where is Sarah …?”

Rabbi … : Shalom. I came across this article “The Tapestry of Moshiach and Ruth” wherein the author, Greg Killian posits that [from this weeks parsha], Avraham is asked a halachic question when he is asked “Where is Sarah …?” … Continue reading

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Because of the word of Sarai

B”H יזוַיְנַגַּ֨ע יְהֹוָ֧ה | אֶת־פַּרְעֹ֛ה נְגָעִ֥ים גְּדֹלִ֖ים וְאֶת־בֵּית֑וֹ עַל־דְּבַ֥ר שָׂרַ֖י אֵ֥שֶׁת אַבְרָֽם “And the L-RD plagued Pharaoh [with] great plagues as well as his household, because of the word of Sarai, Abram’s wife.” al devar Sarai עַל־דְּבַ֥ר שָׂרַ֖י From Midrash Tanchuma … Continue reading

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After these words – Isaac and Ishmael

B”H After these words – Isaac and Ishmael “And it happened after these words [הַדְּבָרִים] that HaShem tested Avraham and said to him, Avraham, … take now your only son – Yitzchaq – whom you love ….” Genesis 22.1, 2; … Continue reading

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What about Isaiah 53?

What about Isaiah 53? It should come as little surprise, by now, that numerous Christian scholars have come to the conclusion that this famous passage is not really a prophecy about Jesus. Indeed, they are in agreement with the way … Continue reading

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The Daughters of Zelophehad

B”H The Daughters of Zelophehad (בְּנוֹת צְלָפְחָד‎‎) were five sisters – Mahlah, Noa, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah – mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, (Numbers 27) who lived at the end of the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt as they prepared to … Continue reading

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Did the Prophet Daniel prophesy about Muhammad?

  Daniel 7. 24 And as for the ten horns, out of this kingdom shall ten kings arise; and another shall arise after them; and he shall be diverse from the former, and he shall put down three kings. (The … Continue reading

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