Search Results "Mud"
Why is the Talmud written in Aramaic?
Hello rabbi. I have 3 questions: 1. Why is the Talmud written in Aramaic and not Hebrew? 2. How is it that the letters in Aramaic are similar to Hebrew letters and both languages are similar to each other (we’re lucky, otherwise it would have been much more difficult to study Talmud)? 3. Are there still people who speak Aramaic?
Who wrote the Grace after Meals (Birchat Ha-Mazon)?
Who wrote the Grace after Meals and why is there such a difference in the various versions?
Is it permissible to hang up a bag that has bread in it?
I once heard that there is a halacha that it is forbidden to hang up bread. My question is the following: How about hanging up a bag that has bread in it on a baby carriage or on a door handle or putting it in a kindergarten child’s briefcase, which generally gets hung up on the kindergarten’s peg board?
Surgical Cleanliness in the Talmud - Rabbi Zamir Cohen
The Talmud (Baba Metzia 83b) describes an operation performed on Rabbi Elazar, the son of Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai: “He was given a sleeping draught, taken into a marble chamber and had his abdomen opened…” 2000 Years Ago
Pasteurization in the Talmud
“R. Yochanan said: [Drink] a cupful of witchcraft, but not a cupful of tepid water.” How Did Rabbi Yochanan Know about Pasteurization 2000 Years ago?
Por que D’us não precisa ser criado?
Esta pergunta me incomodou há muito tempo e tento entender isso sem sucesso. Está claro para mim que cada criação tem um criador. Uma mesa tem uma pessoa que à fez, uma pessoa foi criada pela D'us. Isso é claro para mim sem sombra de dúvida. Também é claro para mim que Ele é um criador e não foi criado porque então ele seria uma criação e não um criador. Mas como é que ele sempre esteve lá antes que tudo fosse criado?
Returning to Judaism in the Galilee: Sparks of Jewish Life in the Ben Ami Village
You are invited to an unusual journey: A Shabbat in the Ben Ami village in the Galilee. A talk with a married yeshiva student who lives there permanently, a villager who has already studied the entire Talmud, words of inspiration during the Third Meal of Shabbat and fascinating Jewish legal questions about pecans. The awakening taking place in Israel’s north
The Zoo Rabbi opens first Biblical Museum of Natural History
Natan Slifkin, a Torah zoologist and Rabbi, teaches about animals in the Bible and Talmud through his interactive museum and his new Torah encyclopedia of the animal kingdom
Why can’t men and women sit together in a Synagogue for prayer?
Why can't men and women sit together in a Synagogue for prayer?
The Conception of Twins
Only relatively recently have advanced scanning devices determined that twins are created by virtue of two ovum that descend from the ovaries. The Talmud (1500 years ago) States it Matter of Factually!
The Secret Life of Plants - Can Plants Hear?
Rabbi Yochanan said that while the voice is good for plants, it can actually damage wine, which improves far better when it sits in a quiet place. (Talmud Kritut 6b)
The Secret Life of Plants - Do Plants have Feelings?
In 1970, the leading Russian newspaper Pravda announced in an explosive headline: “Plants Speak. Yes, They Shout! Only to Avoid Embarrassing People Do They Keep Their Pain to Themselves.” The Talmud Mentioned this 1500 Years ago!
The Weight of Air - in the Talmud
The weight of the air pressing down upon our bodies every second is about 10 tons. Torah Sages living 2,000 years ago have answered the question: How heavy is air and what does that mean in terms of the quantity of rain?
The Pleiades Star Cluster
The Talmud was written over 1,500 years ago, far before the invention of the telescope. The visible appearance of Pleiades was in firm contradiction to the opinion of the Jewish Talmudic Sages, which appeared to be a gross exaggeration.Recently it was discovered that beyond the eight known stars in Pleiades, the cluster contains over one hundred other stars invisible to the naked eye.
A Royal Crown - The Head Covering of a Man
Why does a Jewish man cover his head? A person whose head is exposed stunts his spiritual growth, as the head covering has a positive, G-d-fearing effect on the person. As the Talmud says, “Cover your head so that you may be G-d fearing
A partir de quel âge peut-on étudier la kabbale ?
Question : Shalom Rav, à partir de quel âge peut-on étudier la kabbale ? Quel est l'opinion du Rav Ovadia Yossef à ce sujet ? Merci.
Female Snake Conceived Without a Male — Surprising?
This case was published in the scientific journal Linnean Society, but our sages recognized the phenomenon already during the time of the Talmud
"I Gave Up Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Learn Torah"
What made a successful businessman abandon the race for money and turn into a yeshiva student? Yair Pardun was on the way to becoming an American millionaire — until the day he discovered Judaism. He is currently studying at Ashrei Ha’Ish yeshiva in Jerusalem and is not ready to give up the book of Talmud in his hands for all the money in the world. A surprisingly interview
Un bébé né dans l’année de deuil, est-ce un bon signe ?
Bonjour, Ma maman est décédée il y a peu de temps. On m'a rapporté au nom de la Guemara, que si un bébé naît dans l'année du décès, cela signifie que la personne décédée est en bonne posture dans le monde futur. Est-ce que c'est vrai ?
Rabbi, I know this sounds dumb, but occasionally I have doubts because I hear what atheists have to say. Can you explain to me what is the Jewish view of evolution? I heard certain rabbis say that it is all nonsense while others say that evolution could have happened. For instance, after the Tower of Babel was destroyed, some people were punished and became monkeys. So what is the truth?