Due to work overload, my weekly parasha blog will resume late July… In the meantime, a chance to catch up on those you missed!
Shabbat 10th May 2014
Parashat Bechukotai בְּחֻקֹּתַי (In My statutes)
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Last Saturday, same sex marriage became legal in England and Wales.
As both Christian and Jewish authorities fall over themselves to embrace the new creed. And as traditional marriage is devalued more and more, what does the Bible have to say about the matter that is clear and unambiguous? Continue to read here…
Its not often you hear of good news coming out of Israel, but here’s some. In today’s Daily Express a front page headline article by Giles Sheldrick entitled; “A CURE FOR CANCER IS ON THE WAY”, claims that an Israeli … Continue reading
More than two thousand years have passed since Judah ‘the Maccabee’ and his brothers lead a ragtag army again the might of the Greek Seleucid empire to overcome them at Jerusalem. How did they pull it off, and why should … Continue reading
Slowly, too slowly, the extent of the typhoon disaster in the Philippines is emerging. While estimates of over 10,000 dead are given for just two provinces of Leyte and Samar, there are many affected areas that haven’t been reached yet. … Continue reading
Just finished building the succah (tabernacle hut)… yay… We used to build them outside, but with the October weather making it difficult to get much use out of it, we started building our succah’s indoors and have done so for … Continue reading
Yom Kippur – ‘the day of atonement’ was (and remains) the most solemn day in the Hebrew calendar. An appointed time- moed, commanded in Lev 23:26-32 in which Israel was to refrain from work, i.e. keep a Sabbath rest, afflict … Continue reading
I’m grateful to God to be able to launch true2torah.com on the eve of yom truah (day of [trumpet] blasts) aka rosh hashanah, the Jewish (civil) New Year. This evening we begin the year 5774 that is traditionally reckoned from creation. However, … Continue reading