Category Archives: Judaism

Silver Half-Shekel: Mitzvah Protecting The Souls Of The IDF Soldiers

Silver Half-Shekel: Mitzvah Protecting The Souls Of The IDF Soldiers Breaking Israel News By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz March 8, 2018 , 3:50 pm Everyone who is numbered, from twenty years old and over, shall give the contribution to the Lord. … Continue reading

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Palestinians View All of Israel as ‘One Big Settlement’

When Palestinians and some of their supporters in the international community say that they want an end to the “occupation,” they mean they want to see an end to Israel’s existence. By: Bassam Tawil/The Gatestone Institute No doubt Ismail Radwan … Continue reading

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The Holy Half-Shekel

The Holy Half-Shekel The Half-Shekel is a Torah Commandment first introduced by Moses in 1289 B.C.E. In the Book of Exodus, chapter 30:11-16 we read: And the Lord spoke to Moshe, saying: When you take the sum of the children … Continue reading

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Parshat Tetzaveh

Parshat Tetzaveh Shabbat, 9 Adar, 5778 24 February, 2018 Shmoth 28.33 “And on its bottom hem you shall make pomegranates of blue, purple, and crimson wool, on its bottom hem all around, and golden bells in their midst all around. … Continue reading

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Parshat Va’eira – Moshe’s Speech Impediment?

In Parshat Shmoth (4.10) Moshe describes himself to Hashem as, literally “not a man of words.” The word “d’varim” is related to prophetic speech, concerning the Commandments of HaShem, not ordinary (amar) speech which explains the prophetic words of HaShem. … Continue reading

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Iraqi Jews Want Stolen Documents to Stay in U.S.

CQ Researcher The archive “should not be given back to the thief that stole it.” Just days after coalition forces captured Baghdad during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in May 2003, several Americans heard about a hidden Jewish archive in … Continue reading

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The Arch of Titus and Saeb Erekat

Artuz Sheva – Israel National News Some questions for Mr. Erekat, who has asserted that his people have lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years. By Dr. Bert Miller, 12/12/17 14:58   Dr. Bert Miller After graduating … Continue reading

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Forget political correctness

Arutz Sheva – Israel National News A history lesson: Jerusalem and the Jews – and Jerusalem and the Muslims. Just in time for Hanukkah. Gerald A. Honigman, 12/12/17 11:01     Gerald A. Honigman The author is an educator who … Continue reading

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Abraham hearkened to My voice and

From Talmud Yoma 28b Apropos the previous statement, the Gemara cites that Rav said: Abraham our Patriarch fulfilled the entire Torah before it was given, as it is stated: “Because [ekev] Abraham hearkened to My voice and kept My charge, … 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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