Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles

Shabbat shalom!  Today - Saturday, October 13th, 2018 - is the first day of Sukkot, otherwise known as the Feast of Tabernacles or Booths (which is one of the Torah feasts and still applies).  It is described in Leviticus 23: And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying, Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, In the … Continue reading Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles

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Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 18

G'day, mates!  This is my Restored English Translation of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 18.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterwards.  In another list at the end are the Aleph-Tavs (which are no longer included in the main text). There is some controversy over the  last part of verse 22.  … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 18

Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 17

Here is my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 17.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them after the chapter.  At the very end is a glossary of where the Aleph-Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 17 1 And when Avram … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 17

The Brett Kavanaugh Dilemma

I was going to do my own post on the subject, but this one’s good enough.

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Brett Michael Kavanaugh was born on 12/2/1965. He is an American attorney and jurist and is currently a nominee to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, nominated by President Donald Trump on 9/7/2018 to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. [1]

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But, after Trump nominated Kavanaugh, a woman called Christine Blasey Ford came forward, claiming that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in Bethesda, Maryland when they were in High School. According to what she said, a 17-year-old drunk Kavanaugh pinned her down, put his hand over her mouth, and tried to take her clothes off while a friend of Kavanaugh’s watched.

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The Post said it corroborated Ford’s account with an interview with her husband, a lie-detector test from her lawyer, and notes from therapy sessions that included mentions of a…

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Where Does Mental Suffering Come From ?

An in-depth look at mental suffering. Remember: God/Yehovah is the solution to every problem!

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I’m not talking about mental illness which is a serious medical diagnosis and I’m not entitled to do so. I want to talk about the mental discomfort we can experience in life sometimes.

Apparently, happiness depends on several components among which, socioeconomic environment, the people who surround us, and a large part of genetics. Some people seem to be able to be happy while some others give the impression that their life is Always a battle. Hard times, accidents, bad news, they are Always for them. On the first glance, we have the feeling that there is Nothing we can do, that we are determined to be a certain way or the other. Is that sure ?

I invite you to go through a few ideas that I’ve gathered here and there in my readings, my experience of life (mine and…

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The Forgotten Jews, Part 2

This is my monthly reblog of an older post, this one a direct follow up to “The Forgotten Jews” (https://jmshistorycorner.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/the-forgotten-jews/). Note with regard to Gaithelus: he was likely the GRANDSON of Chalcol/Cecrops I, his father (Cecrops’ son) being Niul (aka Pharaoh Amenemhat IV), who married Princess (later Pharaoh) Sobekneferu (also known as Scota), who was daughter of Amenemhat III and was Moses’ adoptive mother.

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The following is genealogical charts based on the information in the previous post.

From Adam to Judah

  1.  Adam, m. Eve
  2. Seth, m. Azura (his sister)
  3. Enos, m. Noam (his sister)
  4. Cainan, m. Mualeleth (his sister)
  5. Mahalalel, m. Dinah
  6. Jared, m. Baraka
  7. Enoch, m. Edna
  8. Methuselah, m. Edna
  9. Lamech, m. Betenos
  10. Noah, m. Emzara
  11. Shem, m. Sedeketelevav
  12. Arpachshad, m. Rasueja
  13. Cainan, m. Melka
  14. Shelah, m. Muak
  15. Eber, m. Azurad
  16. Peleg, m. Lomna
  17. Reu, m. Ora
  18. Serug, m. Melka
  19. Nahor, m. Ijaska
  20. Terah, m. Edna
  21. Abraham, m. Sarah (his half-sister)
  22. Isaac, m. Rebecca
  23. Jacob, m. Leah
  24. Judah

From Judah to Dardanus

  1. Judah, had sex with Tamar
  2. Zerah
  3. Mahol
  4. Darda/Dardanus, King of Dardania

From Dardanus to Laomedon

  1. Darda/Dardanus, King of Dardania, m. Princess Batea of Teucri
  2. King Erichthonius of Dardania, m. Astyoche
  3. King Tros of Troy, m. Callirrhoe
  4. King Illus of Troy
  5. King Laomedon of Troy

From Laomedon to Memnon

  1. King Laomedon, m…

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