WATCH: The Jewish Origins of Barack Obama and Blacks in the Americas – 2009 – Pastor Thomas Vanda

Shalom everyone! The following is a three-part presentation by Congolese researcher, historian and linguist Pastor Thomas Vanda about the ancient Jewish origins of Barack Obama and Blacks in the Americas. This presentation was made in 2009, and was part of the film  “Les Frontières africaines d’Israël,” produced by Célestin S. Mansévani. […]

Holidays: Hebrew Holiday Calendar (2018 – 2019)

Shalom everyone! The following is the Hebrew Holiday Calendar for the Hebrew Year beginning in the Spring on Rosh Chodesh First Month (Aviv) for the period 2018 – 2019. All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified in the tables below. For example, if the date for Rosh Chodesh […]

Music: “Wade in the Water” (2011) by Sounds of Sinai

Shalom everyone! The following is a video clip of a beautiful musical selection called “Wade in the Water” by Sounds of Sinai from their 2011 album, “Monotheism.” Sounds of Sinai is a Hebrew Israelite musical group based in Charlotte, North Carolina. This video contains a montage of Erverhs (Hebrew Israelites) from various groups […]

Music: “Yah is Life (Remix)” (2011) by Sounds of Sinai

Shalom everyone! The following is a video clip of a beautiful musical selection called “Yah is Life (Remix)” by Sounds of Sinai from their 2011 album, “Monotheism.” Sounds of Sinai is a Hebrew Israelite musical group based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Enjoy! Sounds of Sinai: Yah is Life (Remix) (Album Monotheism) Video from […]

Holidays: The Four Fasts

Shalom everyone! There are Four Fasts mentioned in Zechariah 8:19 which the House of Yehudah (Judah) observed annually in ancient times to mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple and Jerusalem by the Babylonians in the 6th century BCE. Zechariah prophesies that these solemn occasions will one day become joyous occasions […]

Holidays: Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret (Feast of Booths and the 8th Day of Assembly) #Sukkot #SheminiAtzeret

Shalom everyone! The biblical holidays of Chag Sukkot (Feast of Booths) and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly), both collectively known as Sukkot in modern times, are observed each beginning on the 15th day of the Seventh Month (15 of Ethanim/Tishrei) and ending on the 22nd day of the Seventh Month (22 of Ethanim/Tishrei). This eight-day holiday is another of YAH‘s mo’edim (appointed times), […]

Recipes: Israeli Salad

Israeli salad/Israeli vegetable salad or salat yerakot yisra’eli has become one of my favorite dishes. I often eat Israeli salad, served with sour cream and challah bread, as part of breakfast or a light supper in the evenings. Israeli salad actually has Arab origins. It consists primarily of diced tomatoes, […]

Holidays: Yom HaKippurim – Day of Atonement #YomKippur

Shalom everyone! The biblical holiday of Yom HaKippurim (Day of Atonement) is observed each year on the 10th day of the Seventh Month (10 of Ethanim/Tishrei). The holiday is one of YAH‘s moe’dim (appointed times) which He commanded B’nei Yisrael to commemorate as a sacred solemn occasion with affliction of the soul (fasting from […]

Music: “The Decalogue” (2011) by Sounds of Sinai

Shalom everyone! The following is a video clip of a beautiful musical selection called “The Decalogue” by Sounds of Sinai from their 2011 album, “Monotheism.” Sounds of Sinai is a Hebrew Israelite musical group based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Enjoy! Sounds of Sinai: Decalogue (Album Monotheism) Video from Sounds of  Sinai/YouTube

Music: “I Love You YAH” (2011) by Sounds of Sinai

Shalom everyone! The following is a video clip of a beautiful musical selection called “I Love You YAH” by Sounds of Sinai from their 2011 album, “Monotheism.” Sounds of Sinai is a Hebrew Israelite musical group based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Enjoy! Sounds of Sinai – “I Love You YAH”(Album Monotheism) Video from […]

Holidays: Sefirat HaOmer – Counting of the Omer

Shalom everyone! Sefirat HaOmer or the “Counting of the Omer” is the verbal counting of each of the days between the biblical holidays of the 1st day of Chag HaMatzot (Feast of Unleavened Bread) and Shavuot (Feast of Weeks). YAH commanded in the Torah that the B’nei Yisrael were to begin counting the days from […]