9. Angels

July 27, 2014, by

The articles in this series are based upon ideas expressed in the Rambam’s Moreh Nevuchim (The Guide for the Perplexed). Numbers in brackets represent the book and chapter of Moreh Nevuchim where these ideas are discussed. The existence of angels is stated explicitly in many places throughout Tanach. [II, 6] The word “elohim,” meaning “the […]

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8. Eheyeh Asher Eheyeh

July 21, 2014, by

The articles in this series are based upon ideas expressed in the Rambam’s Moreh Nevuchim (The Guide for the Perplexed). Numbers in brackets represent the book and chapter of Moreh Nevuchim where these ideas are discussed. In Exodus 3:13, Moshe says to God, “When I go to the children of Israel and say to them, […]

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Israel and the Nations

July 20, 2014, by

Jews all over the world are aware of the unusual hostility harbored by the Nations towards our people and our Country. Nevertheless, our long history among the Nations has been studded with periods of neutrality or even positivism. When the attitudes of the Nations towards the Jewish People are good, we experience a sense of […]

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7. Secret Names of God

July 11, 2014, by

The articles in this series are based upon ideas expressed in the Rambam’s Moreh Nevuchim (The Guide for the Perplexed). Numbers in brackets represent the book and chapter of Moreh Nevuchim where these ideas are discussed. As mentioned in the previous installment, the proper pronunciation of the shem hameforash is not commonly known. [I, 62] […]

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6. The Name of God

June 30, 2014, by

The articles in this series are based upon ideas expressed in the Rambam’s Moreh Nevuchim (The Guide for the Perplexed). Numbers in brackets represent the book and chapter of Moreh Nevuchim where these ideas are discussed. All names of God in Tanach are derived from His actions except for one – the name spelled yud-hei-vav-hei […]

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