"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

July 2011

Speaking In Tongues Not Necessarily Christian: Widespread In Heathen Religions

July 8, 2011

By John R. Rice Passage from Dr. John R. Rice’s excellent book, The Charismatic Movement, on pages 136-139: Some Christians talk in tongues. So do some Mormons, some devil-possessed spiritists, heathen witch doctors in Africa and Asia. Ages ago many heathen religions talked in tongues. It is not of itself necessarily of God. In his […]

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Noahide Funeral Service of my father, Major Harold ‘Jerry’ Chambers

July 5, 2011

Funeral Service of Major Harold ‘Jerry’ Chambers. Shalom, this is a funeral conducted for Jerry in his faith as a Noahide. We find that Isaac and Ishmael buried their father, Abraham. Esau and Jacob, in turn, buried their father Isaac. The Midrash tells us that it was in the merit of Japheth having joined Shem […]

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The Thirst for Knowledge …

July 5, 2011

L’zecher nishamos Rav Yochanon Motel ben Rav Ephraim and Moras Esther Leah bas Rav Yehudah Yoseph B”H The Salant Center    Mussar – A Healing Spirit for the Heart and Soul   PIRKEI AVOS\THE ETHICS OF OUR FATHERS\4:1    “Ben Zoma said, ‘Who is wise? The person who learns from everyone, as conveyed in the […]

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Parallel Sayings of Buddha and Christ

July 4, 2011

These parallel sayings of Buddha and Christ were shared with people at the joint Buddhist/Christian religious service held at Lake Street Church in Evanston, IL in May. Although the Buddha and Jesus lived hundreds of years and cultures apart, there are striking parallels to the sayings attributed to them. It is not that they said […]

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Mashiach: The Messiah

July 4, 2011

The Messianic Idea in Torah I believe with perfect faith in the coming of the mashiach, and though he may tarry, still I await him every day. –a popular paraphrase of Principle 12 of Maimonides‘ 13 Principles of Faith Belief in the eventual coming of the mashiach is a basic and fundamental part of traditional Judaism.  It […]

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Torah and the Tree of Life

July 2, 2011

By Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld “Great is Torah, for it gives life to its doers in this world and in the next world, as it is written: ‘For they [the teachings of the Torah] give life to those who find them and healing to all flesh’ (Proverbs 4:22). It also says: ‘Healing will it be for […]

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The “Suffering Servant” of ch.53 of Y’shayahu (commentary)

July 2, 2011

by Prof. Mordochai ben-Tziyyon, Universitah Ha’ivrit, Y’rushalayim Hide commentary הִנֵּ֥ה יַשְׂכִּ֖יל עַבְדִּ֑י יָרוּ֧ם וְנִשָּׂ֛א וְגָבַ֖הּ מְאֹֽד׃ 52:13. My “servant” will succeed in becoming uplifted, and will become exalted and very powerful. My servant – Yisraél. כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֨ר שָֽׁמְמ֤וּ עָלֶ֨יךָ֙ רַבִּ֔ים כֵּֽן־מִשְׁחַ֥ת מֵאִ֖ישׁ מַרְאֵ֑הוּ וְתֹֽאֲר֖וֹ מִבְּנֵ֥י אָדָֽם׃ 52:14. Just as many used to marvel about you and say “Their appearance is […]

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The “Suffering Servant” in ch.53 of Y’shayahu

July 2, 2011

by Prof. Mordochai ben-Tziyyon, Universitah Ha’ivrit, Y’rushalayim Chapter 53 of Y’shayahu‘s book, as it appears in “King James’s Per-Version” and other christian “Per-Versions”, certainly seems to be a clear and explicit prediction of the career, and most particularly the death, of the christian man-god. But of course it does: christians deliberately write their translations to make it look that […]

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The Christianity Cult and its Deceptions

July 2, 2011

by Prof. Mordochai ben-Tziyyon, Universitah Ha’ivrit, Y’rushalayim My name is Mordochai ben-Tziyyon and I am Professor Emeritus of T’nach at Hebrew University in Y’rushalayim, where I taught T’nach (the Scriptures) for more than 50 years until my retirement at Rosh Hashanah (“New Year”) 5764 (September 2003). In this article I challenge some of the biggest LIES that christianity is responsible […]

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