"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

Paradise

Birds of Paradise …

November 27, 2012

A Tale of Two Birds of Paradise  By Tzvi Freeman Every morning in this splendiferous forest, the creatures gather before sunrise about the tree of the tzidikel bird. As the sun reaches the tops of the trees, its rays shine down through the canopy, and the tzidikel opens its wings in full glory. A panorama of colours glisten and sparkle […]

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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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Serpents of Desire: The Dark Side of Paradise – Part Three

June 12, 2011

The Mystery of the walking, talking snake. The Bible is laden with conflicts between characters who exemplify good and evil. And while our sympathies may lie with the character who aligns himself with the “good,” he or she is not always the center of the story. Consider, as an example, the narrative of Cain and […]

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Serpents of Desire: A Tale of Two Trees – Part Two

June 12, 2011

Mankind’s undetermined nature, perched precariously between mortality and immortality. by Rabbi David Fohrman Until now, we’ve concentrated on the mysterious “Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.” But there was more than one special tree in the garden. For God also created a second, mysterious tree in Paradise — the Tree of Life:   God made […]

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