Articles & Studies

The Psalmist identifies that a man who delights in the Torah of the LORD, and meditates on His word day and night is like a tree, planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season. Whose leaf shall not wither and whatever he does shall prosper. Blessed be the LORD who commanded us to busy ourselves daily in the words of Torah. In Exodus 19:8, when the Israelite were asked if they would accept the Torah, the people responded in unison “naaseh venisma, we will do everything the LORD has said”. The commentaries correct the translation “nisma” to be “understand”. In studying the word of God, it is foremost the way our understanding and interpretation. With the right knowledge, will we then learn to know to walk. Let us come to the beit midrash “the house of study” daily, that we may learn of His way.


A Mitzvah To Write Your Personal Torah Scroll

In the book of Deuteronomy, the people of Israel were commanded to write down the song (Torah) for themselves. So that the words of God are being taught to their children and the next generations. Therefore, are we compelled to follow this mitzvah? Learn more…


Jacob, A Long Night Of Exile

Discover the hidden message of Jacob and his long exile from his home in Canaan. The beginning and end, and the deep transformation from Jacob to the meaning of his new identity as Israel. And a nation of the Jewish people. Learn more…


The Scapegoat, Jesus, and Crimson Red

During the Day Of Atonement each year, the high priest would bring two identity goats for the offering. In which one would be sent away as the scapegoat. What is the significance of it? And how is it’s related to our Maschiach Yeshua? Learn more…


He Who Guards The Doorway To Salvation

One of the names of God is referred to as El-Shaddai, the Almighty God. In the Jewish tradition, the name also derived from the phrase “He who guards over the door of the people of Israel”. Discover more about the meaning behind this revelation. Learn more…


Looking Into The Mirror Of The Bronze Laver

As part of the article for the tabernacle and commanded by God to Moses to assemble. We will take a closer look in understanding the metaphor of the bronze laver and the implication to our life. Learn more…


Who Is My Neighbor?

Who you say is your neighbor? In this article, we explore the early Jewish perspective and their understanding of the different group of people in ancient time. Which can be a challenge for the contemporary Jewish interpretation of ‘neighbor’. Learn more…


Leah’s Weak Eyes, Tears Of Faith and Hope

Why the Torah describes Leah’s eyes to be weak? What leads her to her faith in the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. And yet the bible regarded Leah and Rachel to be the matriarch of the Jewish people. Learn more…


The Ten Commandments, Tablets Of Our Heart

Why the ten commandments? Because since the beginning God created the world with ten utterances. Why on two tablets of stone? Let’s explore some of the Midrashic interpretation and it’s meaning pertaining to the instruction (or law) of God. Learn more…


Jonah, On A Spiritual Journey

Throughout the Hebrew scripture, many stories are filled with various kind of wordplay, puns, alliteration, parables, and metaphors. The story of Jonah tells of another interesting wordplay that reflects a personal journey. A spiritual one. Learn more…


The Spiritual Eye Of Moses

Moses lives to 120 years yet the Torah describes his eyes were not dim nor his strength gone. As a man who met God face to face, his eyes had seen much more what the LORD had revealed. The future of Israel and the coming of the promised land. Learn more…