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More about Judaism
On this page we present you great insights from other Jewish sources.
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Read some astonishing hints to Oral Torah – straight from the written text: 1. Deuteronomy 12,21 If the place the Lord, your God, chooses to put His Name there, will be distant from you, you may slaughter of your cattle and of your sheep, which the Lord has given you, as I have commanded you, […]
The content of the Talmud, the accompanying oral part of the Torah, was actually transmitted before the written Bible. by Aish HaTorah’s Discovery Seminar It’s important to clarify a common misconception many have about the Oral Torah in Judaism. The Oral Torah is not an “after-thought” interpretation of the Written Torah. In fact, the giving […]
(Source: www.breakingisraelnews.com; by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz December 28, 2017) “Thus said God of Hosts: The fast of the fourth month, the fast of the fifth month, the fast of the seventh month, and the fast of the tenth month shall become occasions for joy and gladness, happy festivals for the House of Yehuda; but you […]
(by: Rabbi David Fohrman) Why do the laws from the rabbis end up looking so different than Biblical laws? And even more so – what does law have to do with God and spirituality? What is the point of the legalism inherent in our religion? In this video, Rabbi Fohrman argues that thought without action […]
(Source: www.ou.org; Rabbi Jack Abramowitz) …you shall not turn from the word they tell you, neither right nor left. (Deuteronomy 17:11) What the Sanhedrin says, goes. The people do not have the right to disregard their rulings or the laws they institute. Rather, we must follow them without deviating “left or right.” This means that […]
The great success of Jewish tradition is the meticulous transmission of the Torah text. But actually how accurate is it? (by Aish HaTorah’s Discovery Seminar | published at aish.com) How do we know that the Torah we have today is the same text given on Mount Sinai? The Torah was originally dictated from God to […]
I was still insecure and nervous about living a Torah observant life. What would my new life look like? (By Judy Gruen | published at aish.com | Judy Gruen’s book: The Skeptic and the Rabbi) Choosing to live a life of Torah observance was the most difficult decision of my life. It was also, ultimately, […]