Before I even start, let me say that this is what I have learned for myself- it may not be right for you. If, after reading this, you disagree with what I am saying because you feel differently, that’s OK. I am not telling anyone what they should do or
Moses continues to outline the duties of the Levitical clans, which began in the last parashah. After having ordered each family of the Levites to perform their specific duties regarding the Tabernacle, Moses moves on to further outline how the camp is to be set up. If you prefer to watch
The Talmud is a wonderful book of Jewish wisdom and biblical exegesis. Wikipedia describes it this way: The Talmud has two components; the Mishnah (c. year 200 CE), a written compendium of Rabbinic Judaism’s Oral Torah; and the Gemara (circa year 500 CE), an elucidation of the Mishnah and related Tannaitic writings
All through my early years, I felt that something was missing when I went to Shul on Shabbat or for the High Holy Days services. I recited the prayers but always wondered why I needed to speak to God using someone else’s words. Couldn’t I pray to God from my
Hello, friends. I am trying to help a Ugandan Messianic Synagogue, actually three of them, who have asked me to send them 4 Messianic Bible’s, 9 prayer shawls (Talit) and 18 copies of y books (6 of each of the three books I have written.) Last year I sent them
This parashah begins the fourth book of the Torah. This book is unlike Leviticus, which was mainly legislative in nature. Numbers (the title is taken from the Septuagint) is more of a historical narrative, telling us what happened during the 38 years the Israelites were wandering through the desert. If
Wait a minute! Isn’t Constantine the guy who ran the Council of Nicaea in 325 CE, where some of the modern Christian doctrines were first formalized?  Didn’t they say Christ was divine there? Didn’t they set up the Christian holidays, such as Easter? (Actually, they had Easter but couldn’t decide
The Psalms are a wonderful collection of the poetry David created, as well as from other authors. Moses is credited to have written Psalm 90, and 12 Psalms (Psalm 50 and Psalms 73-83) are credited to Asaph.  Asaph was one of the Temple leaders in charge of the musicians during
This parashah is the final reading from the Book of Leviticus. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Up to this point, God has given us his instructions for how to worship him, the responsibilities of the Cohen, and how to treat each
With a title like this, I can only imagine what you must be thinking.  Is this picture going through your mind right now?          And the next thing you must be thinking is: “Why would Steven even think such a thing?”   If you prefer to watch a