"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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The Purpose Of Falsehood I

July 8, 2011

By Rabbi Daniel Travis Two by two the animals came into the Ark to Noach. (Bereshith 7:9) The concepts in this verse are illustrated by the following allegory: Sheker approached Noach and requested entry into the Ark. Noach refused sheker on the grounds that it did not have a “mate.” When sheker left Noach, it […]

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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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