A Question We All Should Ask

In my personal reading I came across a verse of scripture that has caused me to ask a question. Personally, I think that every person of the non-Jewish nations should ask. In truth, there are several verses that fall in a similar situation; but, for this blog, I will deal with the one verse. Let …

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Baggage

This morning I began the study of a book I was recommended by a friend, ‘The Introduction To The Talmud by Maimondides’ translated by Zvi Lampel. In the translator’s Preface is found a statement that I found myself pondering on all morning, “...by peerless, earnest toil, in an attempt to understand the will of Hashem.” …

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Learning or Entertainment

Many of my readers know that I spent 6+ years studying Orthodox Jewish conversion and right at the time I was about to move to a Jewish community, I asked myself that question that everyone going through the proses asks or is asked, “Why are do you want to convert?”. For those wondering I did …

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Knowledge

This morning I a woke with the subject of ‘knowledge’ on my mind. I knew shortly that I wanted to write on it for it has been on my mind for some time now. Shortly after I woke I had read a writing on this week’s Torah section by Yossi Katz of the Breslov Research …

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Reinventing

The idea for this blog I got from a conversation from one of my Christian acquaintances. Most that know me know that I have been dealing with a health issue since last September. I have had to relearn and re-wake some things that have been turned off in my brain. I was told by this …

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I Am Not Greek

I just want to make a personal statement up front, this blog is based on my personal thoughts and opinions. This has become a statement that I wake up to here recently, one I have given much thought on. The southeastern Tennessee USA culture I was born into is made up from other cultures. Our …

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