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  • Judaism - Hebrew - Noahide - Request For Information (vanity)

    01/13/2019 1:30:31 PM PST · by Jingle · 38 replies
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    Long time lurker here, but a family member has been a long time FReeper. One reason I recently decided to sign up too, was so I could ask the vast, well-informed, FReeper family for some important information about Judaism, the Hebrew language, and Noahidism. (I also wanted to possibly participate in future threads on all these subjects, maybe asking additional questions of those more knowledgeable here about those subjects, who might be able to answer them for me.) I know it is frowned on here to post "vanities", and I don't intend to ever do it again (I swear!), but...
  • Happy Chanukah, Songs...

    12/03/2018 4:56:26 PM PST · by Tzaphon · 23 replies
    Happy Chanukah Songs... or Hanukkah, doesn't matter how you spell the event, just remember to use 8 letters to reflect the number of days in Chanukah! So bring you favorite Hanukkah songs here, I'll start off with two... New one, for me anyway... Six13 - Bohemian Chanukah (a Queen adaptation) ...and... Hanukkah Lovin'
  • Chanukah Is About Fighting Hedonism - The Survival of the World is at Stake

    12/02/2018 10:14:56 PM PST · by Yomin Postelnik · 12 replies
    There are different times, some more connected with certain levels of service, and certain actions, than others. This generation and this time seems to have the most in common with Chanukah. Millions of Jews have never even been conceived, let alone born, because of the blatant hedonism that infects and poisons the world. Tens or hundreds of millions of people from all nations have never come into being for the same reason. This year, more and more have dedicated themselves to the purpose of trying to destroy whatever remnant is left. As in the times of the 1st Temple and...
  • Thoughts on President George H. W. Bush

    12/01/2018 9:27:34 PM PST · by Yomin Postelnik · 99 replies
    12/01/2018 | Yomin Postelnik
    A few exceptional things stand out about President George H. W. Bush. First and foremost, the Soviet Union, which was on its last legs after 8 years of Reagan-Bush, finally collapsed under his watch. The Evil Empire falling with Dukakis as its main foe seems improbable at best. He was an example to society and to the next generation. He was also the first to battle someone who ended up eroding societal values and that too is a great credit to him. He recognized the danger of Iraq. Saddam Hussein had the fourth most powerful army in the world and...
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict: Dialogue with the Jews, Not Mission

    11/27/2018 7:23:23 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Vatican News ^ | 11/27/18
    The Pope emeritus corrects an article by theologian Michael Bhnke and rejects as absolutely false the insinuation that Benedict has called into question the foundations of Jewish-Christian dialogue.In a correction sent to the German monthly Herder Korrespondenz, Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI affirmed that Christians are called to a dialogue with the Jews, rather than a mission. The Pope emeritus was responding to an article by theologian Michael Bhnke of Wuppertal. In the September issue of the journal, Bhnke had commented disapprovingly on statements made by Benedict concerning the relationship between Jews and Christians. A completely false insinuationJudaism and Christianity, said Benedict,...
  • Osnat's Locket and Joseph's Dreams

    11/25/2018 5:45:17 PM PST · by Ezekiel
    Bible, Misc. | Ezekiel
    Regarding the midrash about Osnat's pendant/locket [that identified her to Joseph as a daughter of Jacob], it reminded me of the classic locket shape of a heart. Here is one with Hebrew "love" spelled on it, ahava: אהבה I had further considered that there is only so much information that can be written on a piece of jewelry, so perhaps a pendant with the Hebrew word "love" further represented a statement for Joseph to decode*; e.g. ahava as an acronym for "my husband is the lord of dreams" ("ishi hu ba'al ha-chalomot", which was what Joseph's brothers had derisively called...
  • Fake Orthodox Jews against Trump

    11/16/2018 3:32:43 PM PST · by Stepan12 · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 16, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. You could find Rabbi Mike Moskowitz protesting for illegal aliens at Moral Mincha rallies organized by Torah Trumps Hate (TTH) and Hitoreri: An Orthodox Movement for Social Change. Both lefty groups claim to be Orthodox Jewish organizations and with his black hat, dark suit and black beard, Rabbi Mike Moskowitz certainly looks the part of a real Orthodox Rabbi. But hes as real as Hitoreri and Torah Trumps Hate. Rabbi Moskowitz is actually employed by...

    11/13/2018 2:30:25 AM PST · by .30Carbine · 23 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Joel C. Rosenberg Updates
    BREAKING: It is 10:40am here in Israel and more than 400 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza in the last few hours more than on any other single day in history. The IDF is retaliating. Children and their parents have had to sleep in bomb shelters all night. More rockets are coming in as I write this. High risk of even further escalation. Please pray for calm to be restored. Pray, too, for all who are being traumatized on both sides to experience the supernatural comfort of the Lord.
  • Biblical prophecy COMES TRUE as live snake wriggles out of Israels Western Wall

    11/02/2018 6:42:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies ^ | Published 2nd November 2018 | By Rachel O'Donoghue
    People visiting the famous Kotel this week filmed the serpent wriggling out from between the ancient stones. In the footage, the snake can be seen coming out of the wall after scaring off a pigeon that had been perched there. And it is reportedly a sign of the return of the Messiah. We are truly in the dangerous times that directly precede Mashiach (Messiah), Breaking News Israel reported, quoting a Hebrew blogger. Just as the pigeon is safe so long as it seeks shelter among the stones of the Temple Mount, the Jews are protected by the Torah commandments. When...
  • VP Pence Asking Messianic Rabbi to Pray at Rally Infuriates Jews, 'Offensive,' Some Say

    11/01/2018 10:19:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 210 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/01/2018 | Brandon Showalter
    Vice President Pence's asking a Messianic Jewish rabbi to pray at a political rally in Detroit ignited a controversy this week, given the Saturday massacre of 11 Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue. At a Monday rally for Republican Congressional candidate and Reform Jew Lena Epstein, who invited Loren Jacobs leader the Messianic Jewish Congregation Shema Yisrael in the Detroit area and is active in Jews for Jesus to pray in an apparent attempt to be ecumenical, the Messianic Jewish rabbi prayed openly in "Yeshua's name," which is Jesus in Hebrew and referred to Jesus as the "Messiah" while...
  • Trump suggests armed guards for all houses of worship, stiffening death penalty in wake of shooting

    10/28/2018 4:28:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | October 28, 2018 | Denis Slattery
    Theres nothing he can do. Massacres like the one that unfolded at a Pittsburgh synagogue have little to do with lax gun laws and are even tougher when you're the President of the United States and you have to watch this kind of a thing happen, President Trump said Saturday afternoon. Trump painted himself as a helpless observer unable to prevent such tragedies, despite being the leader of the free world. For me, as President, to watch any of this go, you know, before I ran for office, I'd watch incidents like this with churches and other things and think,...
  • Daniels 70th Week, Clarified

    10/24/2018 7:27:53 PM PDT · by Tzaphon · 4 replies
    10/24/2018 | Mordechai ben Avram
    Daniel’s 70th Week, Well Clarified First, read the text, read the text, READ THE TEXT!!! Daniel 9 Next some foundation Hekal, the Hebrew word for Temple, as in The Temple of YHVH ‎הֵיכָל Hekal הֵיכָל hêykâl, hay-kawl'; probably from H3201 (in the sense of capacity); a large public building, such as a palace or temple:—palace, temple ‎מִּקְדָּשׁ mikdash מִקְדָּשׁ miqdâsh, mik-dawsh'; or מִקְּדָשׁ miqqᵉdâsh; (Exodus 15:17), from H6942; a consecrated thing or place, especially, a palace, sanctuary (whether of Jehovah or of idols) or asylum:—chapel, hallowed part, holy place, sanctuary. ‎קֹדֶשׁ kodesh קֹדֶשׁ qôdesh, ko'-desh; from H6942; a sacred place...

    10/15/2018 9:16:39 AM PDT · by amorphous · 6 replies
    At least one quarter of the Bible consists of prophecy, much of which has been fulfilled, demonstrating the veracity of the scriptures and the unseen hand of our great Creator that inspired them. The Bible contains many mysteries, some of which result from the figurative language used in dreams and visions in prophecy. As indicated by the Reformers quoted in the following many prophecies remained mysteries, until the prophecy was fulfilled which could then be understood through hindsight, as in the examples that we will explore in these pages.
  • Can a Democrat Be a Christian?

    10/11/2018 4:42:50 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 57 replies
    RR ^ | 10/11/18 | Jim Towers
    The way I see it, the Democrat political party is made up of Socialists, sexual perverts, druggies, criminals, Muslims and clueless people who would circumvent our laws and try to destroy our Christian nation some just to have their fifteen minutes of supposed fame by burning and defecating on the American flag in public. Democrats are so determined to destroy the current administration that they will say or do anything to do so. Things have gotten so out of hand that Democrats will even disrupt Senator Cruzs meal at a restaurant or issue death threats against political opponents...
  • Dream: A Short Hebrew Word Study on Hindsight

    10/08/2018 4:58:02 PM PDT · by Ezekiel · 2 replies
    Bible, Concordances, Dictionaries, Dreams | October 8, 2018 | Ezekiel
    Dream: A Short Hebrew Word Study on Hindsight With the year 2020 arriving in the not-so-distant future, I decided to look up the Hebrew word for hindsight. It's actually a phrase that literally means, "wisdom after the act": חכמה לאחר מעשה chokmah l'achar ma'aseh What's interesting is that the first letters spell chalam (חלם), the verb meaning to dream. It's the standard dictionary form, which is the 3rd person masc. sing. past tense: "He dreamed." Strong's Concordance H2492 Wiktionary Pealim He [Joseph] dreamed, saw ahead, envisioned the future... chalam - he dreamed (past tense) - is the abbreviation for hindsight....
  • Antisemitism, Archbishop Segaud and the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX)

    09/30/2018 11:20:40 AM PDT · by jcpryor · 7 replies
    The Chris Pryor Show ^ | 09/30/2018 | Chris Pryor
    On this week's show, Chris Pryor discusses a recent encounter with a parishioner of the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) and shows some critical examples of intellectual Antisemitism within the group.
  • Moshiach ben Yosef

    09/27/2018 4:34:47 PM PDT · by Tzaphon · 5 replies
    09/27/2018 | Mordechai ben Avram
    Moshiach ben Yosef CLAIM: The Rabbis believe in two messiahs, one exalted and one suffering. It’s not two messiahs one exalted and one suffering, but one messiah, first time suffering the second time exalted. Hmm, sounds familiar... That would be Moshiach ben Yosef and Moshiach ben David Who is the Moshiach ben Yosef? Let's take a look Joseph in Egypt (and Canaan) is one of my favorite stories, it's got it all, envy, jealousy, betrayal and on to vindication and redemption, a ripping good yarn. So let's compare some events in the lives of Joseph and Yeshua. Note: Joseph...
  • The Bible Described it as the Perfect, Pure Blue..for 2,000 Yrs, Everyone Forgot What it Looked Like

    09/19/2018 7:00:22 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 47 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 8/10/18 | Noga Tarnopolsky
    Forty-nine times the Bible mentions a perfect, pure blue, a color so magnificent and transcendent that it was all but impossible to describe. Yet, for most of the last 2,000 years, nobody has known exactly what biblical blue called tekhelet in Hebrew actually looked like or how it could be re-created. At the time of the Second Temple, which towered above Jerusalem until it was destroyed by the Romans, a blue dye of the same name was used to color the fabric used in the clothing of the high priests. Jewish men are still commanded to use a...
  • The Redemption Comes Through Singing

    09/13/2018 9:12:39 PM PDT · by Ezekiel · 20 replies
    Bible, Movies, Misc. | 13 Sept 2018
    The Hebrew word for brother, ach, is spelled alef chet: אח alef = 1; chet = 8 A parallel appears in the octave of a musical scale. The 1st and the 8th are the same note, the 8th being one level higher. C4 and C5. An octave is comprised of 7 differently named notes, but is not complete (resolved) unless the 8th is included (played). In the fixed-do system, do re mi fa sol la ti do are fixed names of the notes in the key of C. Here is a chart with the Hebrew names and their corresponding letters...
  • Who Is Israel {Hebrews Study: Eternal Security/ A Book of Transition)

    09/12/2018 6:44:56 PM PDT · by OddLane · 7 replies
    Sermon Audio ^ | Mike Veach
    Pastor Mike Veach explains the significance and historiography of the Book of Hebrews, and how it relates to our salvation.