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Nimrod and Abraham

Nimrod was one of the sons of Kush. Kush was the son of Ham, the lowest and least important of Noah's three sons. Nimrod came from a line which was...

Timeline of Jewish History

Chapter 1The New World [numbers on the left hand side correspond to the Jewish calendar which begins with the year '1' - creation of the world -...

What was the schedule of Adam and Eve's first day of existence?

Rosh Hashanah is a celebration of the day when Adam and Eve were created and chose to recognize the existence of their Creator. Here's how the Talmud...

The Psychology of Sin

If we are all descended from Adam and Eve, then it stands to reason that our characteristics--both positive and negative, fine points and foibles--can all...

Staying Afloat in a Turbulent World

The harrowing tales of survivors of the tsunami in Southeast Asia were still fresh in our minds when yet another water related tragedy struck. Will we...

Did Adam Descend From Apes, Or Do Apes Descend From Adam?

Society can be characterized as a “Culture of Followers”; precious few people are leaders in the true sense of the word. Most of our so-called...

Why was Adam not allowed to eat meat?

Adam was prohibited to kill any animal, fish, or living creature to satisfy his carnivorous cravings. Incidentally, there is an opinion that Adam was...

What do BCE and CE stand for?

Rabbi Isser Weisberg: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind? justastudent: What do "BCE" and "CE" mean? As you can tell, I am...

Life expectancy before the flood and after, creation and evolution.

Rabbi Latowicz: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...Melinda: Are ages in the Bible to be taken literally? Melinda: People don't live as...

Noah's Spark -- An Interview With Jon Voight

ASKMOSES: Your mini-series, “Noah,” takes us back to a time 4,000 years ago. Tell us about your journey.VOIGHT: I had a conversation with Wil...