"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

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Q & A – Murder

June 12, 2011

Question My cousin was murdered last month. He was working the late shift when someone came in and stabbed him. I know G’d gives us the free will to commit evil, but why does he let people murder other people? Answer My sympathies for the murder of your cousin. It is an unfathomable tragedy and […]

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Noahide – Torah of Eden

May 20, 2011

The First Covenant-Torah of Eden There is a question in the world about the value of being a Gentile. Does Gd care about the non-Jewish world? Many people have felt that their status makes them worth only of “the crumbs from the table.” This misunderstanding has caused many to try to find an identity, a […]

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Noah meet Jacob …

May 19, 2011

1) Someone who believes in a god or Ultimate Reality other than HaShem, the God of Israel, or in no god, or who just doesn’t know what to believe, can be a very fine person, according to the Torah. The righteous people of all nations and religions “have a place in the world-to-come” [everlasting life]. […]

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Noahide The First Covenant – Torah of Eden

May 13, 2011

Alan W. Cecil There is a question in the world about the value of being a Gentile. Does Gd care about the non-Jewish world? Many people have felt that their status makes them worth only of “the crumbs from the table.” This misunderstanding has caused many to try to find an identity, a label, to […]

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Noah – Father of the Righteous Gentile

May 9, 2011

Taken from Rachav’s page with permission The Flood 1656 – 1657 From Creation Gen. 6:5 And G-D saw that the wickedness of man [was] great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the thoughts of his heart [was] only evil continually. 6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the […]

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The Seven Laws of Noah

May 9, 2011

  by Rachav The Torah has basic laws for universal adherence, known as the “Seven Mitzvot of the Sons of Noah”. As enumerated in Tractate 56a of the Talmud Bavli and explained by the Rambam (Yad HaChazakah, Melachim 9), they are: 1. Do not worship idols. 2. Do not curse God’s name in any language. […]

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Introduction to the Universal Moral Code – Seven Moral Precepts

May 7, 2011

From Rachav’s Page with permission Dear Friends, The breakdown of traditional moral values has become a major issue of discussion and debate in contemporary western society. If we are to discuss this issue from the perspective of Jewish tradition, we need to be aware that, according to the Torah, there is a universal moral code which is […]

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Noahides – A Committed Lifestyle

May 7, 2011

  by Rachav I am a bat Noach, for the uninformed, a bat Noach or b’nai Noach is a non-Jew (Noahide) who follows the 7 Noachide laws specifically given by God for them. The Hebrew Scriptures known as the TeNaCh (Torah, Neviim, Ketuvim) = Teachings, Prophets, Writings) plus the Talmud contain information about the role of […]

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The Seven Laws Revealed in Genesis

May 7, 2011

  by Rachav In response to a frequently asked question about where in the Torah we can find the Seven Noahide Laws, I have prepared this short list it is by no means exhaustive. The Seven Noahide Laws are  found in the book of Genesis, but they are found in their transgression, not as specific commandments. In […]

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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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The Seven Laws Become Sixty-Six

May 7, 2011

by RACHAV 1. Idolatry 2. Blasphemy 3. Murder 4. Illicit Intercourse 5. Theft 6. Limb of a Living Creature 7. Justice The Seven Laws can be seen as seven categories. The laws, themselves, are shown below. Specific References These categories are felt to be implicit in G_d’s commandment to Adam and Eve in Genesis (Bereshis) […]

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