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Esther saves her people

The Dutch theologian Abraham Kuyper describes Esther as a girl and according to his interpretation she should not have taken part in the beauty contest which meant that she could become the Queen of the Persian Empire. He believes that Esther because of this, has violated the seventh commandment: Thou shall not commit adultery. He...
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Selma Engel survivor of Sobibor: never forget her story!

Born Saartje Wijnberg in 1922, Selma (she changed her name in 1957 when she moved to the United States) grew up with her three brothers in the Dutch town of Zwolle, where her parents Samuel and Alida had built up and owned a successful kosher hotel. Selma later recalled her childhood as idyllic: her family...
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Hiding in the Lord and learning to persevere

How can we learn to take shelter in the Lord and what is the connection with perseverance? The letter to Hebrews 10:36 states that we need perseverance: “For you need perseverance, to do the will of G’d, to obtain that which is promised.” The Eternal wants us to do His will and thereby we must...
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Ritual baths with olive presses and wine presses

In the land of Israel 700 ritual baths have been discovered to date. In an article in the Jerusalem Post by Yonatan Adler is this written. Most ritual baths, in Hebrew: mikvaot, are from the time of the Second Temple period. These mikvaot are located in different places: in residences, alongside synagogues, cemeteries and in...
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FREE Marvel! Regarding Your faithfulness Your love Incredible. Who is like you? We carry Your Torah inside ourselves. You are so close to me! I cherish Your Torah. Living your Word sets free! G-d my desire Is You! You set me free! Cisca Mudde...
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