‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Coming Jan. 31 = 15th of Sh’vat, 5778 (California Time)

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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/super-blue-blood-moon-coming-jan-31 The picture below is from that NASA site https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/lunar_eclipse_01182018a.png See the Talmud’s differentiation between Solar and Lunar Eclipses Tractate Succa 29a. But see Rashi to Breishit 1:14 Excerpt from my article Rabbi Yissachar S. Teichtal (H”YD) A Victim of … Continued

The branches of the Menora of the Temple were curved!

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Stone carvings from a synagogue that existed at the time of the Temple depict the Menora with curved brances. See http://www.nbcnews.com/id/32797473/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/-year-old-menorah-depiction-found/ for details. Despite the claims of Chabad, also Rambam and Rashi agree with the shape of the branches, depicted … Continued