24 01, 2016

The Oral Torah was not revealed at Sinai

By |2016-01-24T12:11:14-07:00January 24th, 2016|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

                                                       The Oral Torah was not revealed at Sinai   One of the fundamental principles of Orthodox Judaism is the belief that there is both a Written and an Oral Torah, both of which were revealed by God to Moses. Quite a few Orthodox rabbis declare that if a Jew does not accept this teaching, [...]

15 12, 2013

Shemot – The Bible is filled with obscurities

By |2013-12-15T16:07:55-07:00December 15th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                                       SHEMOT                                                         (Chapters 1:1–6:1)                                               The Bible is filled with obscurities   I am not going to explain a biblical section or supply answers this week as I usually do. Instead, I want to alert you to a biblical phenomenon: contrary to what most people think, the Bible is filled with obscure passages; [...]