“I said, ‘Return to Me!’ but she did not return.”Read More Bible Study: Jeremiah 3
Part 2 in a series exploring the widely held belief that Eliyahu ha-Navi (Elijah the Prophet) is synonymous with the character of Pinchas, grandson of Aharon (Aaron). Sh’moth Rabah 40: [Betzalel] was one of seven people who were called [several] names. Eliyahu (Elijah) was called four names… Rabbi Elazar ben Pedath said: [Eliyahu] was a […]Read More Eliyahu according to Midrash Rabah
Isaiah 48:1-2: Hear this, House of Jacob, who are called the name Israel, and who went forth from the waters of Judah, those who swear in the name of the Lord, and who make mention of the God of Israel, not truthfully and not justly. For from the Holy City are you called, and upon […]Read More Jerusalem for Our Sake — Lost Tribes will not be redeemed
The Talmud (Gitin 56B) records a catastrophic incident in Jewish history that took place when the Romans destroyed the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. When Titus (then general, son of Emperor Vespasian, later Emperor himself) entered the Holy of Holies (inner sanctum of the Temple), among the revulsive acts of absolute desecration he performed there, he plunged his […]Read More G-d’s Blood?
Question from a correspondent of mine: “Would you say that all of Maimonides’ Thirteen Principles of Faith are necessary for whatever you’re practicing to be Judaism? I bet #12 (the Coming of the Messiah) and more so #13 (Resuscitation of the Dead) are probably pretty tough for a lot of people…” Our answer: The prophets […]Read More “I Believe with Perfect Faith…”