Coins of Nero Caesar as Proof of Etzba (halachic finger width), Tefach (halachic handbreadth) and Cubit

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The Talmud, tractate Menachot 41b sets the relationship between Tefach (halachic handbreadth) and Etzba (halachic finger width). Menachot 97b and 98a explain the relationship of the handbreadth to the cubit. Thus if we could figure out the handbreadth we can … Continued

A Few Days After the Conclusion of Chanuka 5783 Bibi Netanyahu Officially Returned to Power in Israel. As Usual King David Was Left Out of the Coalition Agreement.

With the title of this post in mind vilnagaon.org reprints an excerpt from the post: King Charles III Recently Became King of Britain. Is There Any Mitzva to See Him? Prayer: May the Coronation of King Charles III Inspire Us … Continued

NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test – Could This Be Connected to the Biblical War of Gog and Magog?

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Source: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-dart-mission-hits-asteroid-in-first-ever-planetary-defense-test NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration – successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, … Continued

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