CHAG SUKKOT: TIME TO HARVEST

Another Feast of Ingathering/Harvest/Tabernacles has come upon us. The next Eight days will be a time of merry making, of wining and dining. To really understand the significance of this feast, we must go to the very beginning. After YAHWEH created the heavens and earth and planted Man in EDEN, you could see the desire […]

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INDIA AND THE SAD TALES OF RAPE

Protesters In Delhi Seeking A Death Penalty For The Convicted Rapists The sentencing to death of Four men accused of raping a 23 year old Physiotherapy student (an incident from which she later died from fatal injuries she sustained) as she returned home with her boyfriend last December 16th in New Delhi, came as no […]

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YOM KIPPUR

Many will easily link the words YOM KIPPUR to one of the episodes of the Arab-Israeli Wars, others will also note that it’s the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. So holy is this day considered, that when corruption swept into ancient Jewish life necessitating the protection of the use and pronunciation of the name […]

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WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

I checked my calendar today to find to my chagrin that today is World Suicide Prevention Day. I’d have let that pass if I hadn’t been inundated with the rampancy of news of suicides in Nigeria in particular and the world in general. By now, I’m sure you’d have heard that Ariel Castro who was […]

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ROSH HASHANAH AND IT’S CONNOTATIONS

As Jews the world over celebrate yet another ROSH HASHANAH which literally means ‘Head Of The Year’, it’s become pertinent to review the ‘whys’ of it, and what message this TRUMPET brings for us in today’s world. The first mention of the Trumpet in the Bible is in the book of Leviticus Chapter 19 verse […]

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