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Nugget #237: Happy Father’s Day

Nugget #237: Happy Father’s Day

Honoring Our Fathers When God gave the Ten Commandments, He was establishing the foundation for society and truly "western civilization" and esp. the laws of the United States are built upon them.  Their importance cannot be denied (although many people try to do so...

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Nugget #236: Teachers and their Students

Nugget #236: Teachers and their Students

Teachers and Their Students There is a strong logical connection between teaching and learning. We cannot teach without learning and the best teachers are those who are lifelong students.  Also, we can learn a new subject better if we also simultaneously teach someone...

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Nugget #235: Shavu’ot and Pentecost

Nugget #235: Shavu’ot and Pentecost

The Hebrew word שָׁבֻעֹת֙ - Shavuot (sha-vu-ote) literally means 'weeks'. The word 'week' in Modern Hebrew is שבוע - shavuah. Exodus 34:22 says, "And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest." The phrase 'feast of weeks' is from the...

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Nugget #234: Jerusalem! Jerusalem!

Nugget #234: Jerusalem! Jerusalem!

Jerusalem: The City of Peace Jerusalem Day (Hebrew: יום ירושלים, Yom Yerushalayim) is an Israeli national holiday commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem and the establishment of Israeli control over the Old City in June 1967. When Israel declared its...

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Nugget #233: The Miracle Nation

Nugget #233: The Miracle Nation

The Most Crowded Hours in History At 4:00 pm on Friday, Iyar 5th, 5708 (May 15th, 1948), David Ben Gurion Listen to David Ben Gurion reading the Declaration of Independence (English Subtitles) (who would be the first Prime Minister of the new state)  stood in the Tel...

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Nugget #232: Remember the Six Million

Nugget #232: Remember the Six Million

Remember the Six Million Yom HaShoah (Heb: יום השואה ) begins tonite at sundown. The official name is [Heb: יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה ] - Yom HaZikaron laShoah v'laG'vurah.  Let us examine these words etymologically. The Hebrew word Yom (יום) means 'day'...

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Nugget #231: L’Chaim! To Life!

L'Chaim! To Life! God is a God of order and He does everything in an orderly fashion. To maintain order in the universe, He built into it a timekeeping system when He created the sun ( שמש) she-mesh, moon (ירח ) ye-rey-ach and stars ( כוכבים) ko-kah-vim: "And God...

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