The 7 Noachide Laws – aish.com

The Torah is a truth for all humanity, whether Jewish or not. The Jewish idea is that the Torah of Moses is a truth for all humanity, whether Jewish or not. The Torah (as explained in the Talmud – Sanhedrin 58b) presents seven mitzvot for non-Jews to observe. These seven laws are the pillars of …

7 Questions: The Noachide

The amazing journey of Jim Long, an observant Noachide. The Torah, as explained in the Talmud, presents seven mitzvot for non-Jews to observe. These laws are the pillars of human civilization, and are named the “Seven Laws of Noah,” since all humans are descended from Noah. They include the …

What Does a Noahide Actually Do?: Bnei Noach Response on …

Before all, it’s nice to hear from someone so sincere in his beliefs, and I wish you continued spiritual growth. You are right that the Noahide Laws are only very basic, and beyond the negative prohibitions, they leave the Noahide with almost nothing to do. But the most important thing to realize is that observance and connection to God do not end with the Noahide Laws.

For Non-Jews – The Jewish Website – aish.com

The 7 Noachide Laws. The Jewish idea is that the Torah of Moses is a truth for all humanity, whether Jewish or not. The Torah (as explained in the Talmud – Sanhedrin 58b) presents seven mitzvot for non-Jews to observe.

Judaism in the Eyes of a Non-Jew – aish.com

A non-Jew accidentally discovers the meaning and wisdom of Torah. It all started as mild curiosity two and a half years ago, a few months after my 22 nd birthday. I had made an Orthodox Jewish friend online (in a Harry Potter fan community, of all places) who one Friday had offhandedly said to me …

From Mountain Mama to Yiddishe Mama – aish.com

Sheryl Youngs was born into a devout family of Sabbath-observing Christians, adherents of the Church of God 7 th Day. Her father, Brother Victor Youngs, was the pastor of their church, a charismatic leader who conducted many baptismal ceremonies over the years.

Finding a Lost Tribe of Israel in India – aish.com

The writer served as deputy communications director in the Prime Minister’s Office under former premier Binyamin Netanyahu. He is the founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel (www.shavei.org), a Jerusalem-based group that facilitates the return of the Bnei Menashe and other “lost Jews” to the Jewish people.

Witchcraft and Judaism – aishcom

Most children are thrilled by stories of witches and devils, Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort. In an otherwise dry and rational world, those mysterious forces add an element of fun and excitement and stir the imagination.

Non-Jews – aishcom

Judaism 101: The basic philosophical, theological and legal concepts of Judaism

Christianity’s Rise in China – aish.com

China realizes what the West is rapidly forgetting: a civilization is as strong as its faith. Towards the end of his recent book, Civilization, the historian Niall Ferguson drops into his analysis an explosive depth-charge. He quotes a member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, part of a team …

Who is the Messiah? – aish.com

Each Shavuot we read the book of Ruth, who famously converted to Judaism and from whom the Messiah (Moshiach) will ultimately descend. The topic of the coming of the Moshiach is a real paradox. On the one hand, belief in the imminent coming of the Moshiach and looking forward to his arrival is one …

Jews for Jesus – aishcom

Underhanded tactics lure unsuspecting Jews into joining a Christian movement. No matter how disconnected a Jew may be from Judaism, he is still likely to be appalled by the idea of worshipping Jesus. And that poses a great dilemma for Christian missionaries seeking to convert Jews. Given this …

Tears and Shattered Prayers – aish.com

Cry for Us. When I heard the horrific news, I was in a coffee shop and the sentence flashed across my screen with a tiny sound. The words tore at my heart: Bodies of Three Kidnapped Yeshiva Boys Found.

Why Dairy on Shavuot? – aishcom

My brother (moshe flam) gave me the best explanation I have seen yet: On Shavuot one would begin the bikurim as is written: “that you should take of the first of all the fruit of the ground, which you shall bring in from thy land that hashem thy God gives you and you shalt put it in a basket and go to the place which hashem thy God shall choose to cause His name to dwell there, And you shall …

Mayanot Parshat Noach: Paradise Lost – aish.com

This week’s Torah portion — which relates the story of the great flood and of the events that lead to the building of the Tower of Babel — contains this seemingly positive declaration: It sounds like peace on earth, good will to all men, utopia. Indeed, it was peace on earth, but a war against …