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Jeremiah’s uncle’s field and the trust in the Lord

This week’s Torah portion (‘Be-Har’ {בהר}) deals primarily with the laws of land possession with emphasis on the ‘Shemita’ {שמיטה} (‘sabbatical year’) and the ‘Yovel’ {יובל}(‘Jubilee’) which takes place every fifty years! 240 more words


Deeper Hebrew Meanings from the Garden of Eden

Following Adam and Eve’s sin, God punished them. In this post, I would like to focus on Adam and Eve’s punishment – from the Hebrew perspective – as described in the Bible: 552 more words

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What is "Tu Be-Shevat?

Today is “Tu Be-Shevat”{ט”ו בשבט}  – Hebrew for the fifteenth of the month of Shevat {שבט} (which is the eleventh month in the Hebrew calendar). 108 more words

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"He Will Crush Your Head and You Will Strike His Heel" – The Amazing Hebrew Explanation of the Battle Between Man and the Snake

Yesterday we talked a bit about the original Hebrew meaning of the word ‘Nachash’ {נחש}  which was translated to English as ‘serpent’ which can be found in the third chapter of the Book of Genesis. 642 more words

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Advice for Life –the Hebrew Meaning of the Biblical Tree of Life

The Bible mentions by name TWO trees that were planted in the Garden of Eden:

“The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.” (Genesis 2:9) 265 more words

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Why eat fried foods during Hanukkah?

When the Maccabees liberated Jerusalem and entered the Temple, they wanted to light the Menorah. But then they discovered that all of the oil flasks were desecrated by the Greeks except for one. 73 more words

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Hanukkah Blessings

Today is the first day of Hanukkah – also known as the Festival of Lights. This holiday marks the historic victory of the Maccabees over the Seleucid monarchy and the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem more than two thousand years ago. 107 more words

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