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Pure of Heart

The LORD told Moses, “You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!” (Exodus 33:20). Nevertheless, Yeshua taught that the “pure in heart” will see God. He said, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8). Biblical Hebrew uses the word “heart” to refer to the mind, the core from which a human being thinks, reasons, and acts. Why does Yeshua say that the pure in…

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The New Song of Redemption

Passover is the season of redemption; it was the time of the exodus from Egypt, and our sages teach that it will also be the time of the future redemption. At our Passover seders we express our hope in that future redemption and pray for it to come soon. The Haggadah indicates that when the redemption arrives we will sing a “new song”: Blessed are you, O LORD, our God, King of the universe, who…

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Moses assured the Israelites that God will give them the conquest of Canaan. He warned them three times lest they presume that their righteousness provided sufficient merit for their success. Moses had already told them that their future success would be guaranteed “because” of their obedience to the commandments. The people of Israel might naturally assume, then, that success was an indication of their own...

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Month: Av (אב)

Destruction And Consolation

Solemnity and joyfulness are two emotional states that are normally exclusive to one another. However, in the month of Av we experience both as a part of the calendar. On the subject of the aspect and enormity of the month's solemn nature, Av begins in the middle of the three weeks, a period of mourning from the 17th day of Tammuz until the 9th day...

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06 — Exile and Redemption

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Shabbat Nachamu, Tu B'Av, and Love

Arising from the fast and mourning of Tisha B'Av (the Ninth of Av) comes a time of joy, love and consolation. The Shabbat following the Ninth of Av is known as Shabbat Nachamu (the Sabbath of Consolation) based on the first verse of the Haftarah reading, Isaiah 40:1, "Console, console... Read »

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