1 01, 2020

Does the Bible speak of life after death?

By |2020-01-01T05:46:01-07:00January 1st, 2020|Thoughts|

Does Daniel 12 reveal that there is life after death with reward and punishment, and does the Book of Daniel speak of the events preceding the victory of Chanukah? Life after death The biblical books preceding the book of Daniel do not contain clear statements about life after death. Although a number of verses appear [...]

3 09, 2013

Some Peculiarities of the Jewish Lunar Calendar

By |2013-09-03T23:30:29-07:00September 3rd, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                       By Israel Drazin         I described in prior essays that Jews, as some other religions, such as Islam, use a lunar calendar and base the dates of their holidays on this calendar.[1] I mentioned some unusual occurrences that transpired because of the use of the lunar calendar. The following is [...]