In the 2nd part of chapter 4 we are given some names of the offspring of Kayin up to the 7th generation descended from Adham.
We find Kayin pleading with God in the hope to receive a less hard punishment or protection so that he would not be killed out of revenge.
“YHWH said to Kayin: Where is Hevel your brother? He said: I do not know. Am I the watcher of my brother? Now he said: What have you done! A sound—your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground! And now, damned be you from the ground, which opened up its mouth to receive [...]
In the story of Kayin and Hevel we come to hear to what jealousy and envy can lead.
Bereshith 4 shows us what can go wrong when we have no good intentions and when our heart is not pure and honest in our actions.
What if the man might take the fruit from the tree of life, would eat that fruit and will live forever?
It is not about a Devil’s Delusion but about man's delusion and human escape from his own responsible choices.
From June 27 until July 18 2021, thinking of exiles, misfortunes and calamities for the Jewish people. Mourning for sad events but also looking forward with the hope of God's promises.
By the Breath of God, His Words were formed. By His Words came everything into being, but only the man was blessed by the Breathing of God in his nostrils so that life came into him but also a special relationship was created.
After a respected Jew was falsely accused of stealing the royal curtains from the governor's palace, the entire Jewish community of Prague was in mortal danger. But after miraculous intervention, the real culprit confessed to the crime, sparing the Jews of the city.
Our sages regarded the 15th of Av to be one of the two most auspicious days on the Jewish calendar (the other being Yom Kippur -- Talmud, Taanit 26b).
Thanks to the Spanish Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman a synagogue was build in the Old City of Jerusalem which is still in use today
At a borough of the German city Mönchengladbach, located in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia, a group of American soldiers observed Purim in Goebbels' vacation home, Schloss Rheydt on March 8, 1945.
The League of Nations, which placed Palestine under British mandate reflected a heady mixture of religious and imperial motivations that Britain would find difficult to reconcile in the troubled years ahead. Palestinian Arabs, desiring political autonomy and resenting the continued Jewish immigration into Palestine, disapproved of the mandate, and by 1936 their dissatisfaction had grown into open rebellion. Nearly a century later there is still not yet a good solution found to have Arabs, Palestinians and Jews and non-Jews living together in peace in one or two countries they could accept as their homeland.