"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

Abraham

THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM: A COMMENTARY

September 17, 2012

    PROLOGUE Judaic tradition tells us that the conduct of our biblical ancestors and the events described in the Hebrew Bible are guideposts for our own conduct and portents of the Future. Accordingly, we are permitted to critically analyze our biblical ancestors’ actions — both the praiseworthy and the blameworthy — in order that we may […]

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Judaism in a Nutshell – GOD

January 8, 2012

This booklet is quite outstanding and simple reading, as always with Judaism it makes absolute sense. Highly recommended.  Shimon Apisdorf is an award-winning author whose books have been read by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. He has gained a world-wide reputation for his ability to extract the essence of classical Jewish wisdom and […]

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Path of Abraham – Biblical Allusions to the 7 Laws

January 8, 2012

Biblical allusions to one of the following 7: IDOLATRY BLASPHEMY MURDER SEXUAL IMMORALITY STEALING JUSTICE MEAT Blessed is HaShem, Mighty One of Israel, Master of the Universe, the One Alone True, who opens the eyes of man to see wonderous things in His Torah. The Almighty commanded 6 categorical laws to Adam. These were to […]

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Q & A – Did the Passover Lamb Foreshadow Jesus?

May 27, 2011

Question: I want to first commend you on your web site which is laid out quite well and has helped me understand more about traditional Jewish thinking on Christ.  Although I am a born again Christian, I do not support groups such as the Messianics who sit on the fence regarding Judaism and Christianity.  You […]

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The Seven Noahide Instructions

May 13, 2011

What are the Noahide Laws and where does it say that the 7 Noahide Laws are for all nations? The definitive answer to the question is that when G-d told Moses to record the Noahide Laws and the story of Noah in the first book of the Torah, He commanded that these laws should be […]

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Noahide Laws – Enabling Humanity Part one

May 13, 2011

Freedom and Service: Laws Enabling Humanity by Professor Eugene Narrett We live in a culture of aggressive seduction. Advertisements and glossy magazines that are vehicles not so much for products as for attitudes sell increasingly perverse images of self-absorption and rapture. The pagan goddesses of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece with their violent erotic rites […]

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Mesora: Idolatry – The Death of Reason

May 10, 2011

Moshe Ben-Chaim   Continuing in Maimonides’ Laws of Star Worship 1:3, we find another interesting statement. Maimonides teaches that although Abraham worshipped idolatry at a young age, his mind constantly pondered the physical world and the world of ideas, until he recognized “his Creator”. But before this point in his law, Maimonides states that Abraham […]

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Eliezer – a Noahide

May 9, 2011

  By Rachav One of the Noahides found in the Scriptures is Eliezer, Abraham’s servant.   Abraham, was still childless and he was concerned that he had no heir.  God made a covenant with Abraham and promised him that he would indeed have heirs of his own loins. However, this did not cause any rift with  […]

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The Torah Before Sinai

May 8, 2011

by Rachav Many people seem to think that the specific laws and commandments were not given until the children of Israel reached Mt. Sinai. However we find in Genesis 26 Isaac was told by G-d that he would be blessed because of his father Abraham’s obedience to the commandments of G-d. Genesis 26:3 sojourn in this […]

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The Origin and Derivation of the Noachide Laws

May 7, 2011

taken from Rachav’s page with permission by Yishay Adam received six laws from God in the Garden of Eden [1]. The seventh was given to Noach and his descendants. The purpose of these laws was to be the foundation of just and godly societies throughout the world. However, it was in the generation of Enosh that […]

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