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What is 'Lag Ba-Omer'?

Today is the 33rd day in the count of the Omer (or as we call it in Hebrew ‘Lag Ba-Omer’) which is a special day in the Hebrew calendar and is considered a holiday in Israel. 302 more words

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'You shall not put a stumbling block before the blind'

As we mentioned before, our weekly Torah portion lays out some of the most basic moral codes and describes the very foundation for a healthy and morally strong society. 217 more words

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Why is it so important to be honest?

One of the biggest problems of the different Bible translations in general, and the English translation in particular, is the gap between the unique grammatical system of Hebrew and the other languages. 271 more words

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The fulfillment of the Biblical prophecy

Usually Saturday’s post is ‘reserved’ for the strong connection between the ‘Parasha’ (weekly Torah portion) and the ‘Haftarah’ (weekly Prophet’s portion).

This week something that is beyond incredible can be found in the ‘Haftarah’Only two days ago, we celebrated Israel’s Independence Day. 250 more words

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'After the death of the holy ones'

Tomorrow’s “parashot” (weekly Torah PORTIONS) are “Acharei Mot” (‘after the death’) and “Kedoshim” (‘holy ones’) – which are the sixth and seventh “parashot” in the Book of Leviticus and are found in Leviticus 16:1-20:27. 182 more words

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Symptoms of the 'spiritual disease'

A couple of days ago, we discussed the spiritual nature of biblical leprosy (‘Tzara’at’ in the original Hebrew). According to the Jewish tradition, this disease is a result of three specific sins: … 207 more words

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The 'Spiritual Disease'

“When a man is afflicted with a leprous disease, he shall be brought to the priest.” (Leviticus 13:9)
The word ‘afflicted’ appears in the original Hebrew as ‘Nega’ which comes from the Hebrew root N-G-A that means ‘touch.’ 277 more words

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