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Nathan Bar
Webmaster and Media-Director at Noahide World Center

Publishing of a Siddur for Noahides

The “Siddur” is the main book which contains the texts of the prayers of the Jews on weedkays and on Shabbat, and also the main prayers for the holidays. Many editions of the Siddur also contain laws and various blessings, and in addition the short Troah readings for Monday and Thursday. The Siddur accompanies the Jew from the time of ... Read More »

Chanukka (Hanukkah) what is it?

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Hanukkah (/ˈhɑːnəkə/ hah-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, Tiberian: Ḥănukkāh, usually spelled חנוכה, pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Chanukkah), also known as the Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holidaycommemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empireof ... Read More »

Brit Olam Survey – the format of our Siddur

Brit Olam is in the final stages of publishing a siddur (prayer book) for Noahides in English and French. We want YOUR advice about the final format we should use. Your opinion is important to us, since we also want to make an App for smartphones. Also: NOW IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY to donate to this important project – click here ... Read More »

Good Intentions

The action of the scouts is one of the greatest tragedies that happened to our nation. Five terrible events happened to our ancestors on the ninth of Av, and one of them was that it was decreed that they would not be allowed to enter the Land of Israel. How can it be that ten of the most prominent men ... Read More »

Maoz Tzur

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Hebrew: מָעוֹז צוּר יְשׁוּעָתִי לְךָ נָאֶה לְשַׁבֵּחַ תִּכּוֹן בֵּית תְּפִלָתִי וְשָׁם תּוֹדָה נְזַבֵּחַ לְעֵת תָּכִין מַטְבֵּחַ מִצָר הַמְנַבֵּחַ אָז אֶגְמֹר בְּשִׁיר מִזְמוֹר חֲנֻכַּת הַמִזְבֵּחַ Transliteration: Ma-oz Tzur Y’shu-a-ti Le-cha Na-eh L’sha-bei-ach Ti-kon Beit T’fi-la-ti V’sham To-da N’za-bei-ach L’eit Ta-chin Mat-bei-ach Mi-tzar Ha-mi-ga-bei-ach Az Eg-mor B’shir Miz-mor Cha-nu-kat Ha-miz-bei-ach Translation: O mighty stronghold of my salvation, to praise You is a ... Read More »