Last week I published Time Slips, which gave a couple accounts of persons who may have slipped through time. I mentioned that I'd had a couple time slip experience, but didn't detail them. Well, that's what I'm doing today. Fellow blogger Naomi has published my accounts on her blog Time Slip Accounts (highly recommended site). … Continue reading My Time Slip Experiences
The Holocaust was one of the largest mass murders in history. Between 1941 and 1945, Germany's Nazi regime rounded up Jews and other "undesirables" into concentration camps, where 17 million people (6 million Jews - i.e. two-thirds of Europe's Jewish population - and 11 million non-Jews) were murdered. It's one of the most well-documented genocides … Continue reading Refuting Holocaust Deniers
Today (for me - in Australia) is the Feast of Shavuot, known in English as Pentecost. Most probably celebrate it on a different date; see Feast Calendar and Yom Teruah - The Feast of Trumpets for an explanation of my calendar. See also Does the Torah Still Apply? for why this feast wasn't done away … Continue reading Shavuot – The Feast of Pentecost
What are "time slips"? A time slip is a phenomena where a person and/or thing seemingly travel through time without any action of their own. Accidental time travel, you might call it. There are numerous accounts of such anomalies, with no single satisfactory explanation at the moment. (And having experienced time slips twice myself, I … Continue reading Time Slips
The question is of course anachronistic; considering that he was born in 1284, ascended the throne in 1307, and was deposed and imprisoned in 1327, I think we can assume that old Ed is well and truly dead. But when did he die? After he was deposed by his wife Isabella and her lover Roger … Continue reading Did Edward II Die?
Welcome to the 8th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts. Last fortnight I reviewed Die Hard 2 (1990). This fortnight I'm reviewing: Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), rated M for moderate violence, moderate coarse language Die Hard 4.0 (2007), rated M for moderate action violence, moderate coarse language These are the Australian ratings; in … Continue reading Die Hard 3 & 4
Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of the 47th chapter of the Sefer Beresheet, commonly known in English as the Book of Genesis. As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them after the chapter. At the end is a list of where the Aleph Tavs occur, as they are … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 47