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Parent Principles: An introduction

Moses received the Torah from Sinai, and gave it to Joshua, and Joshua to the elders, and the elders to the prophets.

Parent Principles: An introduction

The Prophecy of Moses and the Revelation at Mount Sinai

Moshe Rabbeinu’s level of prophecy was distinct from all other prophets in his clear vision, and in his ability to prophesize at all times.

The Prophecy of Moses and the Revelation at Mount Sinai

Prophecy in the Nation of Israel

Prophecy is a revelation of God’s love for those of His creatures who are devoted to Him.

Prophecy in the Nation of Israel

"What do you see?"

The question “What do you see?” occurs only seven times throughout the Tanakh, and is addressed to only three men, all of them prophets.

"What do you see?"

How can one go to school to become a prophet?

Prophecy is one of the highest forms of communication with God. There were, in ancient times, schools that trained people to become prophets

How can one go to school to become a prophet?

Weekly Torah Study: What is prophecy?

How can we uinderstand how prophecy differs from ordinary speech?

Weekly Torah Study: What is prophecy?

Fools and Prophets

When antisemites speak, our tendency is to see them as fools. But maybe there is a message to be gleaned from this random antisemitism..

Fools and Prophets

Ki Teitzei: Remembering Miriam's punishment

Torah from Israel's first chief rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism.

 Ki Teitzei: Remembering Miriam's punishment

A Sage is greater than a Prophet

What for the Prophets was a dazzling vision of a distant future was, for the Sages, a practical programme.

A Sage is greater than a Prophet

The Jew-haters in the Book of Numbers

The Sages tell us that Moses wrote the Book of Bilaam. He had good reason to record this antisemite's words.

The Jew-haters in the Book of Numbers

Zechor na - We must always remember Bilaam's real intentions

From Bilaam to the UN, we have been cursed and slandered by eloquent talking heads. When Micah said "remember" he meant in the future.

Zechor na - We must always remember Bilaam's real intentions

Am Segula: Uri Tzvi Greenberg, prophet of catastrophe

Am Segula: Uri Tzvi Greenberg, prophet of catastrophe

Molotov Cocktails thrown during prayers at prophets' tombs

Molotov Cocktails and rocks thrown at some 300 visitors who entered tombs of prophets Natan and Gad near Hevron to pray.

Molotov Cocktails thrown during prayers at prophets' tombs

MK Sarsour: Jews are 'Prophet Murderers'

Ibrahim Sarsour targets the Jewish nation as "prophet murderers" for an article which was "an insult to Islam and Christianity" alike.

MK Sarsour: Jews are 'Prophet Murderers'