WATCH: 100-Percent Proof Ancient Hebrews and Jews Were Black People (2015) – Hebrew Nation Building

Shalom, everyone! The following is a two-part presentation by Hebrew Nation Building showing the undeniable proofs from numerous archaeological findings, historical, anthropological, cultural and scriptural sources that the ancient Hebrews and Israelites were black people. Part 1 discusses the sources; part 2 discusses the black history as prophesied […]

WATCH: Upcoming Project: Biblical Commentary of The Torah – Books of Ruth, Esther & Samuel – Rabbi Akwetey Amaah

Shalom, everyone! The following is an announcement from Rabbi Akwetey Amaah about an exciting new series of commentaries written by Rabbi Akwetey on the Books of Ruth, Esther and Samuel. These are “Nyawo Ruth” (“Mother Ruth”), “Nyawo Esther” (“Mother Esther”) and “Gbalo Samuel” (“Prophet Samuel”). These works are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Calendars: 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 […]