New Year: Rosh ha-Shanah Or Idolatry?

Civilizations’ 3 Primary “New Years”: Winter, Spring Or Autumn? Winter – Most Recent “The early Roman calendar consisted of 10 months and 304 days, with each new year beginning at the vernal equinox.” In B.C.E. 46 Julius Caesar introduced first solar-based calendar. “As part of his reform, Caesar instituted January 1 as the first day…

Masortim (Conservatives) & Orthodox Blame-shifting Again

Blinkered by liberal global socialism, Israel’s popular “secular” tabloid combines with “secular” and Ultra-Orthodox Jews either in their inability to comprehend, or their deliberate obfuscation of, the primary and intractable strayings from ancient Torah that today hamstring “Jews” and “Judaism” both in Israel and around the world: anti-science racism! Both “secular” and Ultra-Orthodox insist on…

The Hospitality-Culture of Avraham, Yitzkhaq & Yaaqov

The etiquette of each culture’s hospitality is an integral part of social interaction. Differences in hospitality and etiquette reflect the intricacies, complexities and differences in culture. The culture of ancient Israel is no exception; and some of the intricacies of ancient Israeli hospitality indicate the complexity of the definition of our ancient culture; the definition…