Tag: Sukkot

The unusual view of Ehrlich about the origin of Sukkot

  People who pay attention to what they read realize, as I describe in detail in my book “Mysteries of Judaism,” that none of the Jewish holidays are practiced today as the Torah mandates. The rabbis made extensive changes in Torah laws because of changes in human circumstances. What do we know about Sukkot? The […]

A radical theory about Sukkot

                                                                 A radical theory about Sukkot   People who pay attention to what they read realize that none of the Jewish holidays are practiced […]

Two more radical theories about Sukkot

                                                         Two more radical theories about Sukkot   I described the origin of Sukkot, the biblical requirements, the way it was celebrated during the days on Nehemiah around 440 BCE that was startlingly different than the Torah instructions, and the radical view of the origin of Sukkot and the Sukkah by Arnold Ehrlich, […]

A radical theory about Sukkot

                                                                    A radical theory about Sukkot   People who pay attention to what they read realize that none of the Jewish holidays are practiced today as the Torah mandates. Judaism today is not Torah Judaism but Rabbinic Judaism. The rabbis made extensive changes in Torah laws because of changes in human circumstances. Scholars […]

Sympathetic Magic in Judaism

                                                                        Sympathetic Magic in Judaism                                   Ancient Jews, like their pagan neighbors believed that angels and demons exist, the first group helping people and the later harming them. They sought ways to control the demons and force them to do their will. They believed that humans have the power not only to control demons but […]

Sukkot: A Radical interpretation

                                                          Sukkot: A Radical interpretation[1]    People who pay attention to what they read realize that none of the Jewish holidays are practiced today as the Torah mandates. The rabbis made extensive changes in Torah laws because of changes in human circumstances. Scholars think that the holidays were originally folk harvest festivals that […]

Sukkot – Unusual Interpretations 23

                                                                                                           By Israel Drazin   People who pay attention to what they read realize that none of the Jewish holidays are practiced today as the Torah mandates. Judaism today is not Torah Judaism but Rabbinic Judaism. The rabbis made extensive changes in Torah laws because of changes in human circumstances. Scholars think […]

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