Torah Portion Shemos

Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh (often contracted in English as “I AM”) is one of the Seven Names of God accorded special care by medieval Jewish tradition.[1] The phrase is also found in other world religious literature, used to describe the Supreme Being, generally referring back to its use in Exodus. The word Ehyeh is considered by many rabbinical scholars to be a first-person derivation of the Tetragrammaton. Continue reading Torah Portion Shemos

Vayera – “And He Appeared”

Christopher discusses the laws of kashrot (kosher) in relation to the separation of meat and cheese. Does this Torah Portion say that Avraham served his guests (the three angels) meat and cheese together? Or is there more to this? Also, Christopher shows in this Torah Portion why the Pharisees believed in resurrection and how Isaac was a shadow of the Messiah, Yeshua, in this instance … Continue reading Vayera – “And He Appeared”

Messiah is concealed in the name Noach

The Number 58-nun chet-spells the word Noach (Noah), whose name means “rest.” Noah, the tenth generation of mankind–“the tenth shall be holy for G-d” (Leviticus 27:32) –symbolizes the rest and peace that will bless the earth in the Messianic era. … of “all”–“for all is in it”) which had previously been concealed in it. Christopher discusses how the Messiah is concealed in the name Noach, … Continue reading Messiah is concealed in the name Noach

Parashat Ki Tavo / פרשת כי־תבוא

Parashat Ki Tavo / פרשת כי־תבוא Next read in the Diaspora on 05 September 2015. Parashat Ki Tavo is the 50th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Torah Reading: KI TAVO, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8. Haftara: Isaiah 60:1-22. Our parshah, KI TAVO, puts the seal on Moses’ detailed exposition of the commandments in the Mishneh Torah (=Deuteronomy) — the “Second” or repeated … Continue reading Parashat Ki Tavo / פרשת כי־תבוא