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Understanding the Halachos of Getting Out of Bed

Al Netilas Yadayim – Washing the Hands When a person dies, the soul leaves the body, rendering it impure. Sleep is like death, and while a person is asleep, a similar type of impure spirit (ruach ra’ah) descends on his hands. He should wash his hands as soon as possible, in order that this impure… Keep Reading

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The Roots of Evil

Excerpted from Torah.org: What would it take for the entire world to be condemned to destruction? What heinous sins would society have to commit for Hashem to decide to wipe it out and start over again? We do not have to look far for the answer. In this week’s Torah portion, the world is inundated… Keep Reading

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Testing G-d – JewishAnswers.org

Hat tip to JewishAnswers.org Question: In Numbers 14:22 it states our ancestors tested G-d ten times before the incident under discussion. What are those ten tests? Were the people testing G-d or does it mean they were failing His tests? Answer: There are many lists made of the ten tests. A good place to look… Keep Reading

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The Siloam Spring

From OHR: A recent news item about Jerusalem’s Mayor Uri Lupolianski’s asking the Turkish government to return to Israel the ancient Siloam inscription called attention to the history of the tablet. In Divrei Hayamim II (32:2-3) it is recorded that King Chizkiyahu ordered the stopping up of the springs around Jerusalem, which were the source… Keep Reading

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Bishop urges Christians to call God ‘Allah’

The next time a Christian insinuates that I am going to go to hell because I do not believe that Christ is the real Messiah, I’m going to ask them if they think Allah is the real name of G-d. From WND: Catholic churches in the Netherlands should use the name Allah for God to… Keep Reading

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