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 […]

Mo’edim: Pesach and Chag HaMatzot (Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread) #Pesach #Passover #Matzah #UnleavenedBread

Shalom everyone! The biblical holidays of Pesach (Passover) and Chag HaMatzot (Feast of Unleavened Bread), both collectively known as Pesach in modern times, are observed each year beginning on the 14th day of Aviv (14 of Aviv), and lasts seven days ending on 21st day of Aviv (21 of Aviv). These holidays are celebrated […]

Origins: The Generations of Noah: The Sons of Japheth

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, the Book of Jubilees and Josephus’ “The Antiquities of the Jews.” The descendants of Japheth, also known as “Japhetites,” are “Indo-Europeans” or […]

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 […]

Origins: The Generations of Noah: The Sons of Ham

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. The descendants of Ham are known as “Hamites,” “Chamites” or “Hamitic” in the English language. Please click twice on the diagram to […]

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 […]