How Woman was Created from Man

Posted by on May 30, 2021 in The Origin

Do we know how the first man and woman were created? The Creator first created man from the dust of the earth and then from his rib He created the woman. The Tanak commentators understand that the narrative of the creation of man and woman in Gen 1:27 and Gen 2:21 refers literally to one of Adam’s ribs from which the woman was created: the Creator put man to sleep, took one of his rib, and in what appears to be “genetic engineering” He created the woman....

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“Why do you ask My name, it is hidden?”

Posted by on Jun 10, 2020 in The Messiah

In the Scripture, there is a messenger of YHVH whose name remained hidden in secret. He appeared only at key points in the world history and his hidden identity had never been revealed to men. Who is this messenger who said, “Why do you ask My name, it is hidden?” From the Canon and Apocrypha, we know the names of YHVH’s messengers such as Micha’el (Who is like El), Gavri’el (Might of El), Rapha’el (Healing of El), Phanu’el or...

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The Forgotten Matriarchs of Israel

Posted by on Jan 5, 2020 in The Patriarchs' Saga

Who are the forgotten matriarchs of Israel, and why have they been forgotten in the first place? Sarah, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel are the matriarchs of Israel and they have their honorable place in the nation’s history, as every Shabbat in the synagogues around the world the Jewish women are blessed in the name of “Sarah, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel”: “May the Lord make you like Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah!” But why only in the names of the four...

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Jacob Wrestled with an Angel. The Consequence of Struggling with YHVH

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in The Patriarchs' Saga

Something odd happened when Ya’akov (Jacob) remained alone that night: Jacob wrestled with an angel until the breaking of the day. What did exactly happen when Jacob wrestle with an angel of YHVH? Was that wrestling at all? Twenty years went by and Ya’akov left the land of Paddan Aram where he served Lavan his father-in-law (Gen 31:41). He headed for the land of Canaan with all his household, servants, and livestock. On his way the messengers of Elohim joined...

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How old Earth the James Webb Space Telescope saw

Posted by on Sep 21, 2023 in The Origin

How old is the Earth, and what did the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) see? In the beginning, the Eternal One created the heavens and the earth. Before the beginning, there was nothing but Him. The Torah tells us nothing about the age of the universe, focusing almost entirely on the creation of the Earth and on the way the lives of the people who inhabit to be conducted. The Torah may not say how old the Earth is, but it says instead that the Creator made the universe and...

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Hebrew Words: Hear and Guard

Posted by on Sep 16, 2023 in Hebrew Study

It may come as a big surprise to many but even though the Torah of YHVH is full of laws, there is no Hebrew word that means “obey”. Instead, the Torah uses the word Hebrew shema. Another surprise is that nowhere in the Torah we are told to keep all laws. What do we mean by that? It is the object of this work of Hebrew study to explain the Hebrew words for “hear” and “guard”, as we will interpret their literal translations and meanings not distinctly explained by...

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How did we get from “Do Not Muzzle an Ox” to …?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2023 in Bible Study

A radical approach suggested by all Christian interpreters is that “Do not muzzle an ox while it is threshing” refers to the clergy staff in the churches. But those interpreters are giving the wording of the law a meaning that it does not have. We can understand their efforts to justify the collecting the tithes in the churches, but the situation is hardly parallel. The theologians have invented an issue in the Torah that does not exist. Besides, their...

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The Time When the First Sabbatical Year was Observed

Posted by on Sep 3, 2023 in Bible Study

Considering the unique standing of the Sabbatical year in Torah, we will explain why the Land needed to be first conquered and inherited by Israel, and then the law of the land observed. This will be further explained in the following vein. We will explore the law of the Sabbatical year in the context of the story of the greatest leaders of Israel: Mosheh and Yehoshua. That said, hereafter we will address the law of the Sabbatical year and how it was first observed in the...

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A False Prophet: “Let’s Go After Other Gods!”

Posted by on Aug 30, 2023 in Oneness of the Creator

It is the object of this work to touch upon well-known passages in the Hebrew Scripture that much have been avoided in the traditional Christian commentaries: the enticer who says, “Let us go after other Gods”. In this endeavor in which we will seek to find out who those “Gods” are, we are fully aware that we cannot remove all the difficulties that have been in the minds of the people for centuries, but it is worth trying. We are also aware that what...

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“Gap Theory” in the Beginning of the Universe

Posted by on Aug 21, 2023 in The Origin

The “gap theory” advocates believe that science has proven beyond reasonable doubt that the Earth is far older than what the Bible says. According to the “gap theory” (also known as “gap creationism”), the six-day creation period involves six literal 24-hour days of creation, but it also states that there was a gap of time between Gen 1:1 and Gen 1:2. They see this “gap” as the border between two distinct creations. According to them, first the...

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The Unfinished Work of Creation

Posted by on Aug 1, 2023 in The Origin

Elohim was able to create whole world in a blink of an eye. But why did He create it in six days and complete it on the seventh? The present study deals with a subject that has been touched upon in the articles Concealing the Infinite Light of Creation, Part 1 and Part 2, as we will explain the matter in the following vein. There is understanding among the rabbis that in the beginning Elohim created everything in the universe simultaneously, as the narrative of Genesis 1...

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Bible code: The 70 Weeks Prophecy of Daniel

Posted by on Jul 11, 2023 in The Bible Codes

The present study deals with a subject that has carefully avoided in the rabbinic commentaries on the 70 Weeks of the prophecy in Daniel. At the core of this study is the Bible code that is found in Chapter 9, and what it will reveal to the reader. Therefore, it is the object of this work to seek the answer to the question as to the identity of the anointed, as we will touch upon the cryptic passages in the 70 Weeks in Daniel’s prophecy. Although most commentators have...

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