"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

The Torah

The Amazing Journey of Jim Long, an Observant Noachide.

February 11, 2012

by Rabbi Shraga Simmons This is the first of a new Aish.com series, where we interview fascinating people with seven probing questions. The Torah, as explained in the Talmud, presents seven mitzvot for non-Jews to observe. These laws are the pillars of human civilization, and are named the “Seven Laws of Noah,” since all humans are descended […]

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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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There is No New Covenant in Operation Yet!

August 2, 2011

I. The concept of a “New Covenant” replacing the various Covenants between G-d and the Jewish people is illegitimate. A. The Torah as a Contract The Torah (the Five books of Moses, i.e. Genesis through Deuteronomy), which constitutes the basis of Jewish Law and the prophecy of Moshe Rabeinu (Moses our teacher), tells us in […]

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The Divine Love Letter

June 28, 2011

  Translated by Rabbi Lazer Brody If Hashem wants us to get close to Him, why does He make us suffer? People who have it all – a loving spouse, health, children, ample income, and the like are usually very far from Hashem. The Torah itself testifies, “Yeshurun waxed fat and he kicked!” Those who have […]

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