פרשת שופטים – Parashat Shoftim

פרשת שופטים – Parashat Shoftim Personal Rights in the Israeli Kingdom Rabbi Benayahu Bruner Parashat Shoftim is the Israeli State Sedra. Moshe Rabeinu, denied entrance to the land and active participation in the establishment of the kingdom, instructs the nation soon to enter Eretz Israel about the national establishments they must set up. A justice system is key to national existence in Eretz Israel: שֹׁפְטִים וְשֹׁטְרִים תִּתֶּן לְךָ … Continue reading פרשת שופטים – Parashat Shoftim

The Glorious Man

Daniel 10 ►Orthodox Jewish Bible1 In the shnat shlosh of Koresh (Cyrus) melech Paras (Persia) a davar (word) was revealed unto Daniel, shmo (his name) called Beltshatzar; and emes was the davar, and of a tzava gadol (great conflict, affliction); and he understood the davar, and had binah of the vision.2 In those days I Daniel was mourning a full shloshah shavu’im (three weeks). 3 … Continue reading The Glorious Man

Is Shem Melchizedek?

The Most Important Son of Noah.—In Rabbinical Literature:Although Shem is unanimously declared by the Rabbis to have been the youngest son of Noah (comp. Japheth in Rabbinical Literature), yet he is always named first, being the most important of the three brothers. Indeed, he was born circumcised; he was the ancestor of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; he was priest and prophet; and he was one … Continue reading Is Shem Melchizedek?

When Messianic Jews Were Murdered

How the secret world of Jewish Christians under the Spanish Inquisition still influences our world today. MESSIANIC JUDAISM JUN 9, 2020 Synagogue of El Tránsito, founded by Samuel ha-Levi Abulafia, Treasurer to Peter of Castile, in about 1356. The synagogue was converted to a church after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain. (Image: Wikimedia Commons) BY AMI While most of us have heard of the … Continue reading When Messianic Jews Were Murdered

Parashat Sh’lach / פרשת שלח־לך

Parsha Summary for Parshas Shlach Note: The Shabbos Torah Reading is divided into 7 sections. Each section is called an Aliya [literally: Go up] since for each Aliya, one person “goes up” to make a bracha [blessing] on the Torah Reading. 1st Aliya: Moshe sends the Spies on their mission. 2nd Aliya: The Spies return carrying the massive fruits of the land. They deliver their … Continue reading Parashat Sh’lach / פרשת שלח־לך

Yeshua taught oral Torah…

Introduction It is said that the company a person keeps says much about his character. Yeshua’s opponents loved to point out that he spent time with tax collectors, harlots, and other sinners. He did so to draw them near to the Torah and the love of G‑d. So we might find it surprising that, of all the various Jewish sects in his time, Yeshua was … Continue reading Yeshua taught oral Torah…

Parashat Nasso / פרשת נשא

naso Portion Commentary   Messiah the Avenger Thought for the Week: Messiah is our redeemer. He has redeemed us from slavery, from sin, from condemnation and from death. He is our kinsmen redeemer, our brother in the house of God, who has ransomed us from the debt we could not pay. Therefore, we speak of Him as redeemer. He is also the national redeemer of Israel. … Continue reading Parashat Nasso / פרשת נשא

The Festival of Pentecost (Shavuot)

The Festival of Pentecost (Shavuot) CHAPTER 6 And you shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks, that is, the first fruits of the wheat harvest… (Exodus [Shemot] 34:22 NAS). You shall count seven weeks for yourself; you shall begin to count seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing grain. Then you shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks to the Lord … Continue reading The Festival of Pentecost (Shavuot)

The 50th Day

50th Day After Yeshua’ Resurrection, Acts 2:1-41 Acts 2:1-41 – 30th May AD32 or 24th May AD33 most likely dates. The day of Pentecost or Shavuot, the late Spring thanksgiving for the first harvest. Time frame, Shavuot the 7th day or 50 days or 7 weeks after the resurrection of Yeshua. The first weekly Sabbath after Pentecost was called The Feast of First Fruits. It is a Jewish holiday that occurs on … Continue reading The 50th Day

The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53

A Vision Given During Troubled Times…To The People Of Jerusalem Living Under The Imminent Threat Of Invasion.In 701, The King Of Assyria, Sennacherib, Sargon’s Son,Came Over With His Army And Invaded The Kingdom Of Judah.We Know From The Assyrian Sources That They Destroyed 46 Of The Cities Of Judah.Narrator: According To The Vision, The Lord Was Trying To Get The Attention…Of A Nation That Had … Continue reading The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53

A Pool of Fire

And G‑d said to Moses: … [a Kohen] shall not contaminate himself [through contact with] the dead of his people. Except for his closest kin—his mother, father, son, daughter or brother. Or for his virgin sister… who has not married a man—for her, he should contaminate himself… But the Kohen Gadol, the greater of his brethren… may not come in contact with any dead; [even] … Continue reading A Pool of Fire