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Theology

Questions and statements about God and how He relates to his world.

Tasting the Beer Pharaoh Drank?

Israeli Scientists Resurrect Yeast from Ancient Beer Jugs to Recreate 5,000-Year-Old Brew Research led by scholars at Hebrew University, the Israel Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv University and Bar-Ilan University, revealed a unique way to isolate yeast from ancient pottery, from which high-quality beers were then produced. Dr. Ronen Hazan from Hebrew University and Dr. Yitzhak …

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Teaching: Chaim Eisen – Living while Surrounded by Forces of godlessness

Rabbi Chaim Eisen speaks in February 2019 about how to live in a world surrounded by forces of godlessness. An extremely interesting, fast paced survey of the Tanakh, leading to a conclusion of how Jews and Christians can work shoulder to shoulder. Thanks to Rabbi Chaim Eisen, Austin Brethren Church and Kormim Texas for permission …

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What is Jewish Torah Study?

I came across this article which describes the elementary, secondary and advanced school lifestyle of Orthodox Jews. While the author focuses on the Ultra-Orthodox community, my more modern Orthodox community is virtually identical to the experience the author describes. He translates traditional study into academic jargon, and I am not sure which a layman might …

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RS Leadership Breakfast – 5 – Rafael Cruz – Israel is the Apple of God’s Eye

Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of US Senator Ted Cruz, gives the keynote speech at the Root Source Leadership Breakfast. His topic was on Israel and he gives an in-depth teaching on God’s Covenant with Abraham in Genesis 15. At one point when Pastor Cruz talked about the Hebrew meanings, Gidon asks to interrupt and takes …

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Guest Blog Post: Rabbi Elan Adler on Chanukah and Government

The following remarks were presented by Root Source teacher Rabbi Elan Adler at the Knesset Bible Study session December 4, 2018/Kislev 26, 5779.  Rabbi Elan teaches Chapters of the Fathers on Root Source. Chanukah Candles (Photo: Wikicommons) I would like to express my deep appreciation to Yehuda Glick and Tuly Weisz and Donna Jollay for this …

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Elan Adler – Insight on the Daughters of Zelophehad

Elan Adler talks about how when the Torah scrolls write regarding the Daughters of Zelophehad, that when Moses brought their case (Mishpatan) that the last letter, the Nun is written with a very long stem in the Torah. Rabbi Adler then explains and what that unusually long stem might mean. (2:26)

A Poem by the Apostle Paul

Bob O’Dell plays “the Apostle Paul” as he shares a personal poem that reveals insights to his life and his struggles. The Poem is entitled: Father Forgive, and was given at the Feast of Tabernacles conference by Peter and Christine Darg in Jerusalem 2018. (5:37) The text of the poem is available here.