King Charles III Recently Became King of Britain. Is There Any Mitzva to See Him?

Post revised: 26th Elul 5782 – Sept. 22, 2022 https://www.voanews.com/a/king-charles-iii-formally-proclaimed-britain-s-monarch/6739599.html Based on: https://halachipedia.com/index.php?title=Brachot_on_Sights Bracha for Seeing a King or Queen It is a mitzvah to go and see rulers and kings, whether they are Jewish or non-Jewish.[14] Nonetheless, one shouldn’t waste … Continued

On the Issue of Kiddush Hashem – Accepting the Yishmaelite Religion is Like Accepting Idolatry

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Introduction: Solica (some spell her name Solika) A Young Jewish Martyr Who Sacrificed Her Life Rather than Convert to the Islamic Religion Excerpts from: “Solika” at The Extended Family of Solika Hatchouel website   Solika’s Full Story THE STORY OF SOLICA … Continued

Regarding the Dead Man that Came Back to Life, When His Body Touched the Bones of Elisha the Prophet

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Introduction: Bibi Comes Back to Life In an article by a Non-Jewish (Indian) web site called the Express Tribune it was reported that on Jan 8, 2020 (11th of Tevet, 5780) a 50 year old woman named Rashida Bibi who … Continued

The vengeance of Israel in the generation that is completely liable is like the vengeance of Israel against the supporters of Haman

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Talmud, Sanhedrin 97b -98a Rav says: All the ends of days that were calculated passed, and the matter depends only upon repentance and good deeds. When the Jewish people repent, they will be redeemed. And Shmuel says: It is sufficient … Continued

A Critique of Architect, Tuvia Sagiv’s Temple Mount Theory

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The red arrows in the picture below point to the boundary of the sanctified Temple Mount according to the viewpoint of the architect, Mr. Tuvia Sagiv, which he publicized in Techumin Vol. 28   In my three internet articles explaining … Continued

Rashi and the Sages Who Lived Slightly After the Temple’s Destruction, Claim The Original Temple Mount Was 500 by 500 Cubits.

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In an article in Hebrew that I have only partially published on the internet, I raise the possibility that maybe and I stress maybe, Radbaz believed, that the Temple Mount’s Eastern Wall was beyond the current Eastern Wall that we … Continued

The Reason that the Torah Starts with Genesis (Breishit) and Not Exodus (Shmot) 12:2 According to Rashi

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Translation based on https://www.sefaria.org.il/Genesis.1.2?lang=he&aliyot=0&p2=Rashi_on_Genesis.1.1.1&lang2=en&w2=all&lang3=en The First Comment by Rashi on the Torah בראשית IN THE BEGINNING — Rabbi Isaac said: The Torah which is the Law book of Israel should have commenced with the verse (Exodus 12:2) “This month shall … Continued

Despite A Life Sentence In Prison – Jonathan Pollard Refused Suicide As A Solution

Excerpt from https://www.jonathanpollard.org/2021/032621.htm ‘You’re smart, finish it’ Pollard says that at one point in his sentence, when he was at Butner Federal Prison, someone from Israel he didn’t know came to visit him. The man was “official” enough to be … Continued