Friday, October 26, 2012

The Cornerstone: A Few Definition of the Star of David References

The Cornerstone: A Few Definition of the Star of David References: The Star of David on the official Flag of the nation-state of Israel --- Star of David (Noun):Star of David - a si...

Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Judeo/Christian Tradition: The Goat and the Rabbit in the Jewish Midrash


The merciful Creator did not overlook the wild Goat or the Rabbit, but provided for them a refuge and a protecting shelter. It follows that he created all that is necessary for man.

- Jewish Midrash, Genesis Rabba 12

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Talmudic Proverb about a Dog, a Cat, and a Mouse

Rabbi Eleazar was asked by his disciples: 'Why does a Dog know its owner while a Cat does not?' He answered them: 'If he who eats something of that from which a Mouse has eaten loses his memory, how much more so the animal which eats the Mouse itself!'

- The Babylonian Talmud, Horayoth 13a

Dreaming of Horses in the Babylonian Talmud

If one sees a white horse in a dream, whether walking gently or galloping, it is a good sign- if a red horse...walking gently, it is a good sign, if galloping it is a bad sign.

- Babylonian Talmud, Berakoth 56b