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5 Tishri — Family Matters

It was on this day, that tradition says that the son of Jacob, Naphtali, was born. Naphtali’s birth came about as a result of one of the most infamous sibling rivalries in all of Scripture, that between Leah and Rachel. These two sisters had been contending with one...
20 Elul — Why Do The Wicked Prosper?

20 Elul — Why Do The Wicked Prosper?

Have you ever wondered why it seems that God’s people struggle and the wicked prosper? Why does it seem that when good people, trying to live right, have to contend with every difficulty that life has to throw at them? At the same time, there are those whose lifestyle...

Daily Bread — Friday, September 16, 2022

Daily Bread — Friday, September 16, 2022

Good Morning. You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people. (Exodus 22:28) There are varying ways in which to interpret this verse due to the fact that the Hebrew word translated as "God" is elohim. In fact, there are some translations that render that...

19 Elul — The Fruit Will Reflect the Seed

19 Elul — The Fruit Will Reflect the Seed

It was on this day, in 1941, that aviator, Charles Lindbergh, gave a political speech that was considered by many to be anti-Semitic. During this infamous speech he said: “Large Jewish ownership and influence in our motion pictures, our press, our radio and our...

Daily Bread — Thursday, September 15, 2022

Daily Bread — Thursday, September 15, 2022

Good Morning. “You shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child. If you afflict them in any way, and they cry at all to Me, I will surely hear their cry." (Exodus 22:22-23) No one among God's people are to be neglected or abused, especially those who have suffered...

18 Elul — A Different Spirit

18 Elul — A Different Spirit

It was on this day that the Amalekites defeated Israel when they attacked their mountain stronghold, in spite of the fact that Moses told them not to do this. This situation came about because the people had listened to the spies’ evil report which provoked God to...

17 Elul — When the Travail Comes

17 Elul — When the Travail Comes

It was on this day, in 1939, that World War II broke out when the German Wehrmacht invaded Poland. While the Germans were invading Poland from the west, the Soviet Union struck the nation from the east. Previously, these two nations had entered into a pact, agreeing...

Daily Bread — Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Daily Bread — Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Good Morning. You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. (Exodus 22:21) Some of you might find it interesting to learn that the term “barbarian” was coined by Greeks for all non-Greeks; in other words, they...

16 Elul — Will the Jews Rule the World?

16 Elul — Will the Jews Rule the World?

It was on this day, in 1903, that The Protocols of the Elders of Zion was first published in a series of articles in a Russian newspaper. “The Protocols” was a fictional work intended, solely, to discredit Jews and blame them for most of the world’s...

Daily Bread — Monday, September 12, 2022

Daily Bread — Monday, September 12, 2022

Good Morning. “You shall not permit a sorceress to live." (Exodus 22:18) This particular command is intriguing to me for many reasons, one of which is the fact that it played an integral role in early American history. It was the basis for the execution  of many who...

15 Elul — Restoring A Pure Language

15 Elul — Restoring A Pure Language

It was on this day, in 1930, that the New York Public School System first introduced Hebrew as a curriculum. This was not the first time Hebrew had been studied in America. The study of the Hebrew language had long been established in America, going back to colonial...

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