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Nov 29, 2017, 9:19 AM
Jacob and Esau are the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil
Jacob and Esau are the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, and Israel is the Tree of Life. Both Jacob and Esau have the potential to become Israel… The Sibling Rivalry The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil represents...
Nov 15, 2017, 8:17 AM
Toldot — Jacob Have I Loved
The Twins Esau עֵשָׂו has the same root as Asah עָשָׂה, meaning to do, i.e. taking action, which is the function of the body (flesh) as animated by the life force known as Nefesh. The other name of Esau is Edom...
Nov 2, 2017, 7:31 AM
The Redemption of Ishmael
Parashat Vayera starts with וַיֵּרָא אֵלָיו יְהוָה Vayera Elav YHVH, i.e. And YHVH appeared to him (Gen 18:1), following Abraham's circumcision last week. It is explained that whenever the word Elav אֵלָיו appears in the verse, it comes to...
Oct 25, 2017, 5:09 AM
Genealogy of Yeshua, contradictions or concealed secret
There are three major problems in the two genealogy accounts in Matthew and Luke, which are as follows: Matthew purposefully omitted four Kings from the name list, specifically: Ahaziah, Jehoash, Amaziah and Jehoiakim; There are three sets of 14 generations in...
Oct 18, 2017, 3:33 AM
What had really happened inside Noach’s tent?
There is a strange episode in this week’s Parashah: Noach got drunk and uncovered himself in his tent, then came Cham who saw his father’s nakedness and went out and told his two brothers about it. Noach woke up...
Sep 8, 2017, 8:57 AM
What Is New Covenant
Covenant of Abraham The covenant of Abraham was modeled after the Tree of Life, in that the three beasts were cut in halves, representing the six attributes on either side of the central axle, the two birds remain whole representing...
Sep 1, 2017, 9:17 AM
Ki Teitze – The Beautiful Captive
Ki Teitze starts with a beautiful captive, a man having two wives, a stubborn and rebellious son and a man hung a tree…what is the logic behind all these? כִּי-תֵצֵא לַמִּלְחָמָה, עַל-אֹיְבֶיךָ וּנְתָנוֹ יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ, בְּיָדֶךָ—וְשָׁבִיתָ שִׁבְיוֹ When thou goest forth...
Jul 21, 2017, 8:45 AM
Masei — Secret of the Cities of Refuge and Tree of Life
The secret of the six Cities of Refuge on both sides of the Jordan River is the secret of the Tree of Life. The Ten Sefirot Hermon is the highest mountain in Israel which is covered with snow all winter. When...
Jul 7, 2017, 6:08 AM
Balak – The Blessings of Balaam
Abraham and Balak The connection between Abraham and Balaam is that blessings and curses come through them. The blessings and curses from Abraham: וַאֲבָרְכָה, מְבָרְכֶיךָ, וּמְקַלֶּלְךָ אָאֹר; וְנִבְרְכוּ בְךָ, כֹּל מִשְׁפְּחֹת הָאֲדָמָה And I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth...
May 31, 2017, 9:16 AM
The Secret of Megillat Ruth
The secret of Megillat Ruth is about redemption. The story of Ruth must be studied in parallel with that of Lot and Judah, and the common denominator for the three stories is the secret of the Tetragrammaton, specifically: Yud is father,...
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