29 12, 2013

Bo – The Bible’s first command

By |2013-12-29T10:32:45-07:00December 29th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                      BO                                                         (Chapters 10:21–13:16)                               The Jewish Lunar Calendar is Born (chapter 12:1–2)[1]     The first commandment given to the Israelites is in Exodus 12:1–2: “This month shall be for you the beginning of the months. It shall be the first month of the year for you.” [...]

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 [...]