Analyzing the Gospels (by Xus Casal) January 2017

Parashat Shoftim – I See Men Like Trees

“Is perhaps the tree of the field a man, to go into the siege before you?” (Dt 20:19). “Ki haAdam Etz haShade labo miPaneikha beMatzor”   Rashi says this is a question; he interprets the word “Ki” as meaning: ‘perhaps’. However, this Hebrew particle indicates casual relations of all kinds. It can also be translated Read More

Analyzing the Gospels (by Xus Casal) January 2017

Parashat Noah – Noah and Messiah

[From the teachings of Rav. Ginsbourgh (Gal Einai Institute) and Ariel Cohen Alloro] ונח מצא חן בעיני יה-ו-ה “And Noah found favor in the eyes of HaShem” (Gn 6:8). “veNoah matza Hen b’Einei Adonai” PART 1  – Noah = Grace Noah in Hebrew means ‘rest.’ ‘When Noah (נח) was born he was named after the Read More