Why Moses Could Not Enter the Land of Israel

Moses could not enter the Land of Israel because… as God says in Numbers 20:12 “You did not believe in me!” How is it possible Moses didn’t believe in God? Why was striking the rock, instead o speaking to it such a serious offense? Notes and sources below the video!!!  Source Sheets LINK TO […]

Rabbi Shmuel Veffer speaks at the Knesset

The biblical meaning of olive oil and how that affects Israel’s relationship with the Nations I was invited to speak about Chanukah at the Yeshiva for the Nations which took place at the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament) MK Rabbi Yehuda Glick was the host of the program along with Jim Garlow and Rosemary Schindler Garlow. There […]

Yom HaAtzmaut – Israel Independence Day

This session was recorded live on Israel Independence Day! Why does Yom HaAtzmaut fall between Passover and Shavuot? Why is Passover called “Time of our Liberty” Zman Heruteinu? What are the Hebrew words for Liberty and Independence and how are they different? What is the religious significance of the political turmoil in Israel today? Why […]

Israel’s Independence Day – A time to sing??

“Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel Independence Day!” This week, we are celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut in Israel. Literally translated it means Independence Day. On the 5th of the Hebrew month of Iyar, in 1948, David Ben Gurion proclaimed Israel as an independent Jewish State in its Land for the first time in over 2,000 years (since the […]

What is Holy about the Holy Land?

In this session I hosted for Bridges for Peace arranged by GG Subscriber Lindsay Ingalls, you’ll learn the following: Shmuel’s Aliyah Story Learn why Hebrew, the Holy Language is unique What does the word Holy (Kadosh) really mean? What is the common link between the Holy Land, Holy Nation, Holy Torah, Holy Sabbath and Holy […]

What is Tiberias Biblical Name? Should we use it?

Shalom from Tiberias, Tiveryah, Rakkath, Hammath! Recently I wished my FB Friends “Shabbat Shalom from Tiberias, Israel!” Pretty quickly I received a message in reply, “Good Shabbos to RAKKAH, Israel… the more Rakkah is used, more people will acknowledge the truth and use this REAL NAME [for Tiberias] = RAKKAH, Israel.” (sic) Well I appreciate […]

ISRAEL & UAE DEAL – A Political and Torah Perspective

There’s is no question that the ISRAEL/UAE peace deal is a game changer in the Middle East. But many people have been asking, ‘does this help, or hinder the Biblical destiny of the Nation of Israel?’ How does this agreement fit in politically? Is it a good idea? How does suspending annexing of parts of […]

Judah means “Thanksgiving”

Our Matriarch Leah not only taught us about “Thanksgiving” but she understood that the essence of the of the mission of the 12 tribes would depend on “acknowledging that everything comes from God — there is no other power or source of blessing other than God. There is no real word in Hebrew for “thank.” […]

Hebrew Names of God – Why so many?

When reading the Torah in English, it’s not clear what the Name of the God of Israel is. However, when you read it in the original Hebrew things get even more complicated. There are SEVEN main Names for God and many other minor Names!!! How is it possible that the one true monotheisitic God has […]

“My Son, My Firstborn… is Israel!”

This week’s Torah portion begins the book of Exodus (Shemot) The book of Genesis details the beginnings of the Family of Israel. In Exodus, we will be forged into the Nation of Israel, after passing through the iron furnace of Egyptian slavery. At the “burning bush” the Almighty reaches out to Moshe and explains to […]

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