LET’S STUDY ONKELOS

LET’S STUDY ONKELOS      A Guide for Rabbis, Teachers and Torah Students to Study and Teach the Parashat Hashavua through the Eyes of its Most Important Translator By Stanley M. Wagner and Israel Drazin Based on the five volume, Onkelos on the Torah (Genesis-Deuteronomy), Understanding the Bible Text , by Israel Drazin and Stanley M. Wagner, published by Gefen Publishing House,Jerusalem/New York, 2006 – …

ONKELOS on BEHAALOTHECA

NUMBERS 8 (ONKELOS) — 1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying: 2 Speak with Aharon, and say to him: When thou dost kindle the lamps upon the face of the candelabrum, the seven lamps shall be burning (together). 3 And Aharon did so: on the face of the candelabrum he made the lamps burn,…

NAZIRITE

THE NAZIRITE The Hebrew word NAZIR is today used for a monk, but the Torah has no place for such celibacy, and only the prophet Moses and certain true Tzaddikim were permitted to separate themselves from “the way of the world”. The Torah NAZIR was not one who separated himself from the world as a…

ABCs of Tisha B’Av & the Three Weeks

ABCs of Tisha B’Av & the Three Weeks by Rabbi Shraga Simmons The Jewish national period of mourning. » Click here for the complete Tisha B’Av section « View overview video: Crash Course on Tisha B’Av The “Three Weeks” between the 17th of Tammuz and the Tisha B’Av have historically been days of misfortune and calamity for the Jewish…