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Simchat Torah (שמחת תור)

Simchat Torah celebrates the completion of the Torah. We’re finished. We got through the whole thing. Let’s celebrate and start over at the beginning!

We begin with the introduction of the consecration class of 5775 – three tiny children walk down the synagogue aisle and meet Rabbi under the giant tallit. 471 more words

Losing Faith and The Day of Man- Genesis Part 2

Is humanity worth believing in? This is not a simple question, even less so without God to serve as a guarantor. 

One of my favourite stories on the topic is recounted by the scholar Eliezer Berkovitz in his work “Faith After the Holocaust”. 1,667 more words


The Tanakh

Torah (Law)


Nevi’im (Prophets)

First Samuel
Second Samuel
First Kings
Second Kings

-The Twelve Minor Prophets- 34 more words


Preview of 1:4:7

There are two sorts of actions: mitzvahs and personal matters. As we’d said, you’re to engage in mitzvahs in order to fulfill G-d’s will (which you do, incidentally, by doing the specific thing He asked you to do and by perfecting yourself in the process as G-d wants you to). 134 more words


Holy.......what does that mean?

I have heard many times as I’m sure you have in the Christian circle that holiness is a characteristic of all people who proclaim the name of Yeshua/ Jesus…. 1,326 more words


Enchantress giveaway winner

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Publication Date: September 2, 2014


Formats: eBook, Paperback

Pages: 400

Series: Rav Hisda’s Daughter

Genre: Historical Fiction/Historical Fantasy

Fantastic tales of demons and the Evil Eye, magical incantations, and powerful attractions abound in… 944 more words

Historical Novels

One More Time: TorahCycle Noach

Here’s the good news about the Noah story: we get another chance. Assuming we’re identifying with the hero. And why would we not?

What if you got a do-over? 498 more words

Personal Growth