"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

Talmud

Jew vs. Gentile in the Eyes of the Torah, Part II

August 20, 2011

Chapter 1, Mishna 18(b) By Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld “Rabbi Shimon ben (son of) Gamliel said: On three things does the world endure: justice, truth and peace, as the verse states, ‘Truth and judgments of peace judge in your gates’ (Zechariah 8:16).” Last week we discussed the difference between this mishna and Chapter 1 Mishna 2. […]

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Process of Transmission – Talmud

June 17, 2011

Everyone knows that the Talmud is full of disagreements. Does this mean that the information is inaccurate? Actually it proves the opposite! by Aish HaTorah’s Discovery Seminar How do we know the Oral Torah has not been garbled throughout history? If you’ve ever looked at the Talmud (and there are good translations available), you’ll notice […]

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Why Did G-d Create the World?

June 1, 2011

Judaism teaches that Hashem wished to do good, so He created beings that could appreciate it. It means that Hashem created humanity to enjoy a relationship with Hashem, that we experience the ultimate pleasure of the Presence of Hashem. Ultimately, humanity wants pleasure. We understand the concept of pleasure, because Hashem has given us that […]

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Yoma 39 …

May 29, 2011

There are not many teachings from the Rabbis that are commonly used to support Christian claims about Jesus. There is, however, a passage in the Talmud Yoma 39b, that we see almost all the time: “The Rabbis taught, ‘Forty years before the destruction of the temple… the tongue of gold did not become white” The […]

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Fair Weights and Measures…

May 29, 2011

Fair Weights and Measures[1] There is a well-known lecture by Dr. Michael Brown[2] called “UNEQUAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES A CRITIQUE OF THE METHODOLOGY OF THE ANTI-MISSIONARIES” which he gave at one of the messianic conferences a number of years ago, and which has circulated in missionary circles since then. I am pleased that it has […]

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The Magnificent Seven – Noahide Laws

May 13, 2011

Alan W. Cecil The Seven Laws of Noah are, at their basic level, the most uncomplicated and straightforward religious concept known. No idolatry, no blasphemy, no murder, no stealing, no illicit sex (hold marriage between a man and a woman sacrosanct), do not eat the limb of the living (be kind to animals), and create […]

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