Mo’edim: Weekly Torah Portions – Parashat ha-Shavua

Shalom, everyone! The Weekly Torah Portion or “Parashat ha-Shavua,” “parashah,” or “parsha,” is a section of the Torah that is read publicly and aloud each week during Israelite prayer services. The regular weekly Torah portion is read in full during Shabbat (Saturday) morning services, and in part during Shabbat afternoon services, […]

Mo’edim: Special Torah Portions for Mo’edim and Holidays

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the Special Torah portions for mo’edim and holidays, including Festivals and Fast Days, read during an annual cycle on the ecclesiastical lunar calendar, along with their corresponding haftarah portions. The haftarah portions listed are the most commonly-read portions within the Yemenite community: Parashah Torah Haftarah […]

Êuê Culture: Biblical Measurements – Lengths, Weights, Liquid Measures, Dry Measures and Money

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the biblical measures for lengths, weights, liquid measures, dry measures and money used by the ancient Êuês as recorded in the Holy Scriptures: Biblical Measurements Lengths Length Ancient Equivalent Imperial Equivalent Metric Equivalent Scriptural Reference Finger (Etsba) 0.73 inches 1.85 centimeters  Jeremiah 52.21 Handbreadth (Topah) 4 […]

WATCH: “If You are Black Where Is YOUR TOTEM?” – KhamithiHiburuEthics lmd

Shalom, everyone! In African culture, a totem serves as an emblem or a symbol of a group of people such as a tribe, lineage, clan or family. The symbols carved into the totem such as an animal, plant or object of nature, serve as identifiers, attributes and characteristics of a tribe, lineage, clan or family. Prior to our being captured and sold into slavery in the Americas, we […]

Êuê Calendar: The Lunar Calendar – The Moon and the Mo’edim

Shalom, everyone! The ancient pre-exilic Israelites used two calendar systems to keep time: A civil solar calendar for day-to-day civil business and an ecclesiastical lunar calendar to track the monthly and annual mo’edim and the reigns of kings.  In Exodus 12:1-2, YAH commanded the Israelites to create the ecclesiastical lunar calendar for the mo’edim, even before their Exodus from Egypt. This calendar was […]

WATCH: Ancient Pre-Exilic Israelite Menology – 2016 – Bro. Ron Shields/Kingdom Harbinger Ministries #HebrewCalendar

Shalom, everyone! Menology is “an ecclesiastical/religious calendar of the months.” The ancient pre-exilic Israelite community had more than one calendar, the ecclesiastical calendar to track when the mo’edim (YAH’s appointed times) would occur, and a secular calendar to track the rest of the year. Brother Ron Shields, a/k/a […]

WATCH: Êυêo “Shema Israel Yeve is One” Monotheism? – Rabbi Akwetey Amaah

Shalom, everyone! The following is a video commentary by renown educator Rabbi Akwetey Amaah of the Kingdom of Kings Academy called “Êυêo “Shema Israel Yeve is One” Monotheism?” In this video clip, Rabbi Akwetey discusses the “Shema” found in Deuteronomy 6:4-5, and its true meaning: We must understand, contemplate, focus and meditate on the fact that YAH […]