I’m experimenting with podcasting, and this is my first podcast. I have to admit, learning the technical aspects has been an adventure. I’m still in the learning-a-new-thing fog. I have plenty to learn. Input from experienced podcasters would be appreciated. Music credit: “Music for Manatees” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 … More Parahat B’Shalach Commentary
The Stone Chumash makes the following observation regarding offerings to Hashem (God): Throughout the Torah, only this Four Letter Name of God — the Name representing his Attribute of mercy — is used in connection with offerings, never the name Elohim, which represents His Attribute of judgement (Sifra). Ancient idolaters believed that animal offerings were needed to assuage … More Parashat Vayikra (Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26)
Does anyone really believe in Purgatory? I am speaking specifically of the notion the people enter a tormentuous purging prior to entrance into the Divine Presence. It’s further asserted that this torment can be alleviated by the petitions and good works of loved ones on Earth. Now, consider how it would be if you had … More Does anyone really believe in Purgatory?
Share this article on Farcebook I thought I would take my tongue out of my cheek this morning and speak a little more plainly. Could the Christian Jesus be the Messiah? The Jesus portrayed in other articles of this blog is a parody of that Jesus — the blond-haired blue-eyed pork-eating Gentile. This Jesus is … More Could the Christian Jesus be the Messiah?
Share this article on Farcebook The purpose of this study is to briefly compare the Rabbinical and Karaite Hebrew calendars while resulting in minimal damage to the reader’s brain. If, while reading, blood begins to flow from your ears, discontinue reading and apply cotton as in Figure 1. If bleeding is profuse, see a professional … More A Short Comparison of the Rabbinical and Karaite Hebrew Calendars