Love the Foreigner as Yourself

All throughout history, foreign people (or sojourners) have always been a part of society. The people of Israel themselves were foreigners in Egypt, albeit under rather unpleasant circumstances. Because…

Worshipping in Spirit & Truth

Most everyone is familiar with the account of Yeshua speaking with the Samaritan woman at the well found in the Gospel of John. It’s an interesting encounter as Samaritans and Jews were considered…

Can we wear clothes made of mixed threads?

I’ve heard others expressing concern about Elohim’s prohibition on mixing certain materials in our clothes. In fact, some will use such a so-called “ridiculous prohibition” when trying to convince others that…

Should We Bless Our Food?

Everyone is familiar with the idea of saying grace over meals. This is how one can show appreciation to Elohim for the provisions He provides for us. But have we been doing it wrong all this time? In this post, we’re going to…

What the Torah Says About Gossip & Rumors

This post addresses a topic that hits close to home for many people including me. Negative speech against others seems to really run deep in human behavior and our culture is certainly…

Shema Israel

Shema Israel (or the Shema for short) is a prayer that is to be recited at least twice daily and is made up of certain verses of scripture from…

Should Christians Wear Tzitzit?

One of the lesser-known commandments that we find in the Torah is the command to wear tassels (called tzitzit in Hebrew) attached to the corners of our garments. This commandment may…

Feast of Weeks/Shavuot

The Feast of Weeks (called Shavuot) is a holy day that begins on the 50th day after the Feast of First Fruits. The word Shavuot literally means “weeks” in Hebrew which refers to the…

Uncleanness According to Torah

In this post, I will be discussing the rules surrounding 3 situations during which a state of uncleanness occurs as described in the Torah: menstrual cycles, semen, and childbirth…