Category Archives: Judaism

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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A King in Israel

A King in Israel In a provocative and profound essay in this magazine (“A King in Israel,” May 2010), the late Michael Wyschogrod proposed that the Jewish state define itself as a democratic, constitutional monarchy. Israel, Wyschogrod suggested, should rename … Continue reading

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Sukkot – The Feast of Tabernacles

G-D said, “Be Happy” G-d Said, ‘Be Happy‘: Wisdom at the Western Wall Gutman Locks filmed during Sukkot, (The Feast of Tabernacles) at the Western Wall, visitors to Judaism’s holy site show what it looks like to perform the mitzvah … Continue reading

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Rabbinical court rules against Jewish marriage rites for Messianic Jews

Jpost – Israel News Politics and Diplomacy By Jeremy Sharon / August 30, 2017 Two messianic Jews, who are Jewish by birth and who believe Jesus is God and the Messiah, and who sought to get married through the Chief … 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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