History: The Generations of Noah: From Japheth to the Romans

Shalom everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Japheth to his grandson Kittim, progenitor of the Romim (Romans), based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, and the Book of Jubilees. The descendants of Japheth also known as “Japhetites,” or “Indo-Europeans” in the English language. Japheth was the eldest […]

Holiday Greetings: Happy Sigd from TwelveTotems.org #Sigd #ChagSigdSameach

TwelveTotems.org would like to wish all who remember and observe a happy Sigd. According to Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) tradition, Sigd commemorates the day that YAH first revealed Himself to Moshe. The word “Sigd” is an Amharic word meaning “prostration,” bowing down” or “worship,” however, the Amharic word is originally derived from the Hebrew word “segida” meaning […]

History: The Generations of Noah: From Ham to Sodom

Shalom everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Ham to his third great grandson Sodom, based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, and the Book of Jubilees. From the account of the Book of Jasher, we know that men from the […]

Holidays: Sigd (סְגֵב‎‎) – “Prostration” – A Holiday of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish Community) #Sigd

Shalom everyone! Sigd is celebrated by Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish community) on the 29th day of the eighth month (Cheshvan) on the Hebrew Calendar. The holiday falls exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur on the Hebrew calendar, corresponding to late October or late November on the Gregorian calendar. Background According to Beta […]

History: The Ten Generations from Adam to Noah

Shalom everyone! The following is diagram of the ten generations from Adam to Noah (Noach), based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, and the Book of Jubilees. Additional information on each generation is available in the table below […]

Holiday Greetings: An Easy, Meaningful Fast and G’mar Chatima Tovah from TwelveTotems.org! #5778 #YomKippur

TwelveTotems.org wish all who remember and observe an easy and meaningful fast and “G’mar Chatima Tovah” (“A good final sealing”) this Yom Kippur (“Day of Atonement”).  Yom Kippur is a biblical holiday Yah commanded B’nei Israel to commemorate annually on the tenth day of the seventh month (1oth of Tishrei/Ethanim), with a […]