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The Divine Code Daily Dose
« on: May 14, 2018, 06:01:10 AM »
Abraham was forty years old when he became fully aware of his Creator. When he recognized and knew Him, he began to formulate the replies to the inhabitants of Ur Kasdim and debate with them, telling them that they were not following a proper path.

He broke their idols and began to teach the people that it is fitting to serve only the G-d of the universe, and to Him alone is it fitting to bow down, sacrifice, and offer libations, so that the people of future generations would learn to recognize Him. Conversely, he realized that it is fitting to destroy and break all idolatrous images, lest people err and think that there is no One G-d, but rather only these images (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 141-142).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2018, 04:55:57 AM »
One who blasphemes and then regrets his words and retracts them - even immediately - is still liable for capital punishment from a Beit Din court if he sinned by cursing G-d's Explicit Name, and it is proven by valid testimony (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 265).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 11:21:43 AM »
Blessed are You, G-d, the Supreme Being who bestows abundant kindness. Please endow us graciously with wisdom, understanding and knowledge. Please accept our repentance, and forgive us for our errors and sins. Grant complete healing for all our wounds and ailments. Bestow upon us all the needs for our sustenance from Your bounty.

Hasten the day of which it is said: "G-d will be King over the entire earth; in that day G-d will be One and His Name One;" "For then I will turn the peoples to pure language, so that all will call upon the Name of G-d to serve Him with one purpose;" and "They will not harm or destroy on all My holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with knowledge of G-d as water covering the sea bed."

Hear our voice, G-d, our merciful Father, have compassion upon us and accept our prayers in mercy and favor. Blessed are You, G-d, Who hears prayer (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 104).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2018, 12:07:33 AM »
Blessed are You, G-d, the Supreme Being who bestows abundant kindness. Please endow us graciously with wisdom, understanding and knowledge. Please accept our repentance, and forgive us for our errors and sins. Grant complete healing for all our wounds and ailments. Bestow upon us all the needs for our sustenance from Your bounty.

Hasten the day of which it is said: "G-d will be King over the entire earth; in that day G-d will be One and His Name One;" "For then I will turn the peoples to pure language, so that all will call upon the Name of G-d to serve Him with one purpose;" and "They will not harm or destroy on all My holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with knowledge of G-d as water covering the sea bed."

Hear our voice, G-d, our merciful Father, have compassion upon us and accept our prayers in mercy and favor. Blessed are You, G-d, Who hears prayer (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 104).

So that's a Noachide davening? I recognize the bits and parts from the regular siddur.
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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2018, 02:45:17 AM »
So that's a Noachide davening? I recognize the bits and parts from the regular siddur.

This is a suggested prayer. A person can pray at any time of day, and in any fitting words that he chooses, but he should be careful not to use prayers that idol worshipers composed for their liturgies, because their intention for the prayer was surely to serve their idol.

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2018, 11:00:07 AM »
A man should not seclude himself alone with another man who is suspected of desiring to commit homosexual acts, in an area that is not readily open to public access or view (either in a city or in a field), so that he should not come to a transgression. Likewise, one should not let a male child or adolescent stay alone with such a man as his private student, apprentice or worker, or send a male youth to a destination under his escort, because he is suspected of desiring to commit homosexual acts (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 486-487).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2018, 11:11:26 AM »
This is a suggested prayer. A person can pray at any time of day, and in any fitting words that he chooses, but he should be careful not to use prayers that idol worshipers composed for their liturgies, because their intention for the prayer was surely to serve their idol.
Or choose a Muslim prayer. For they are not idol worshipers.
Be very CAREFUL of people whose WORDS don't match their ACTIONS.

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2018, 11:14:22 AM »
A man should not seclude himself alone with another man who is suspected of desiring to commit homosexual acts, in an area that is not readily open to public access or view (either in a city or in a field), so that he should not come to a transgression. Likewise, one should not let a male child or adolescent stay alone with such a man as his private student, apprentice or worker, or send a male youth to a destination under his escort, because he is suspected of desiring to commit homosexual acts (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 486-487).
If you come to transgressions...you are probably homosexual yourself. 
And commonsense dictates you don't leave your young child with adults you don't trust or know well enough.  Gay or straight.
Be very CAREFUL of people whose WORDS don't match their ACTIONS.

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2018, 11:18:51 AM »
Or choose a Muslim prayer. For they are not idol worshipers.

I prefer praying in my own words  :)

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2018, 02:59:32 PM »
Or choose a Muslim prayer. For they are not idol worshipers.

They have one idol, not many, still idol worshipers. Read the kkkoran. Hashem and Al*ah are not the same people, do not do the same things or function the same.

Even if they weren't, both the pig and the camel are the same idol trick, you can't say one religion is and the other isn't. The pig sticks forth his kosher hooves to distract from his mouth, and the camel sticks out his mouth and hides his feet. If you see anything an Xtian says, you know what it is, and if you see anything a muslim does, you know what it is. We were warned about these religions long, long ago, and they aren't anything new in the world, just old idolatries that look try to copy Judaism.

It's one thing for you to say it's not idolatry, which would be a minor debate for me, but for you to say that their so-called "prayers", which are devoid of any form of spirituality and are usually the equivalent of a gang creed where you state your loyalties, are acceptable for non-Jews, that's wrong on every level. Before these religions, you worshiped an idol or you were a Jew, no in between. If you were a good guy, you could see the difference and know where to go. Since they try to pretend that they're us by sticking out their feet or mouths, they trick good people who would have otherwise found Hashem into idolatry, or, if we go by Rambam only, serious error.

One religion has 3, and their top G-d is the same as ours, one religion has one, and their G-d has virtually no relation to Hashem in any of his traits or doings. For example, it says that Al**h wants you to sin so that he can forgive you, which is at best complete and utter heretical nonsense, and if you analyze it in context, another proof that Islam belongs right next to Catholicism, it just does it in reverse.
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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2018, 03:50:21 AM »
If a religious statute is innovated to gather to the site of a specific pillar, this becomes the type of forbidden pillar that is mentioned in the Torah. An example is the Ka'aba stone at Mecca; since the congregating of people at this specific pillar, and the rituals, honor and holiness that were connected with it, were made into statutes of a religion, it is the type of pillar that is mentioned in the Torah (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 195-196).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2018, 03:50:07 AM »
The "Oral Torah" includes the specific explanations of the "Written Torah." In reality, though, as the Torah is Divine Wisdom, it reflects the infinity of G-d: "Its measure is longer than the earth and wider than the sea" (Job 11:9). Its teachings and meanings are innumerable, ranging from the traditional simple meaning of the actual text to the most profound mystical insights. Moreover, the teachings of the Torah apply to all circumstances and conditions, at all times and in all places. Thus it would be impossible to contain this infinity in any finite depository. To this end the A-mighty revealed to Moses a set of rules for valid hermeneutical interpretation, to draw legitimate conclusions from the established principles. These rules underlie the Rabbinic analysis and discussions in the Talmud and later writings that explain how practical codifications and rulings are in accordance with G-d's will (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 42).


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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2018, 07:53:04 AM »
We have left out Rambam's statement, "one who accepts them is called a Ger Toshav (Hebrew term translated as Gentile Resident of the Holy Land)," and all the laws of the Ger Toshav, because they do not apply when the observance of the 50-year cycle of Jubilee in the Land of Israel is suspended, as Rambam writes in Laws of the Worship of Stars (and Idols) 10:6. If a Gentile declares his acceptance of the Noahide Commandments before three observant Jewish men, it does not change anything in regard to his obligation to observe the Noahide Code, or his merit to be called one of the Pious of the Nations (Hassidei Umot Ha'Olom, in Hebrew). This formal declaration of acceptance only permits the Jews to allow this Gentile to live as a resident in the Land of Israel in accordance with Torah Law. See Likkutei Sihot, vol. 26, p. 134 (and Tzafnat Pane'ah on Hilhot Issurei Bi'ah ch. 14), which explains that this is the opinion of Rambam. This appears to also be the opinion of Rashba in Torat Habayit, quoted in Beit Yosef Yoreh De'ah ch. 124: "And we do not require him to accept them in front of a Jewish Court of three..."

It seems clear from Kesef Mishneh on Hilhot Avodat Kohavim ch. 10, that Rambam rules that nowadays, if a Gentile wants to act as a Ger Toshav by keeping the Noahide Code, Jews should not prevent him from living in Israel.

This does not seem to be the opinion of Ramban and Ritva in Tractate Makot 9, who say that a Gentile is not "fulfilling a commandment" unless he accepts them before a Jewish Court of three, and then is he called a Ger Toshav. (They may mean that this applies when all the Jews are gathered to Israel and the Jubilee cycle is in effect, for then Gentiles will need to make this declaration to be granted residence in Israel; nowadays, however, it may not make any difference in their obligation to observe these commandments.)

The question on their opinion arises because it is unclear whether they hold like Rambam that the literal Ger Toshav status does not apply in our days, and therefore we come to the conclusion that this declaration makes no practical difference, or if they hold like Ra'avad (Laws of Forbidden Sexual Relations, ch. 14) that there is a concept, and the granting, of a Ger Toshav status even in our times. If Ramban and Ritva hold like Ra'avad, it would be obvious that their opinion is that this is the only true way to fully accept the Noahide Commandments, and they would then say that this also applies nowadays (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 64-65).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2018, 07:41:58 AM »
Moleh is an ancient type of idol worship, and one who serves it in its traditional manner or performs one of the four services reserved for G-d before it (bowing, slaughtering, burning, or pouring a libation) is liable for a capital sin (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 176). 

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2018, 02:44:17 PM »
The Talmud recalls an incisive anecdote to illustrate the significance and centrality of the tradition known as the "Oral Torah:"

A Gentile came to the famous sage Hillel, and stipulated that he could believe only in the "Written Torah," rejecting a priori the "Oral Torah." Hillel patiently accepted the challenge and started teaching him the letters of the Hebrew alphabet: "This is an aleph, this is a bet, this is a gimmel, this is a dalet," and so forth. The following day he taught him the letters in reversed order. The Gentile protested: "This is not what you taught me yesterday!" Hillel responded:

"Obviously you must rely on me to know the truth. So, too, you must rely on me with respect to the Oral Torah" (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 42-43).

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2018, 11:24:25 AM »
We had a guy here called Muman who would post lectures all the time and we miss him. You're the new Noachide Muman of JTF now :)
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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2018, 03:49:11 PM »
We had a guy here called Muman who would post lectures all the time and we miss him. You're the new Noachide Muman of JTF now :)

I do my best!  :) Why did he leave?

This information is important for Jews because Jews are commanded to learn Torah for its own sake.

Gentiles are obligated to fulfill the Seven Noahide Commandments because they are the eternal command of G-d, transmitted through Moses our teacher in the Torah. Since a Gentile is commanded by G-d regarding the Noahide Code, and this includes the study of these precepts within Torah, the reward for this study is great; it is a spiritual reward that is like the reward for observing the Noahide commandments. 

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2018, 03:26:27 AM »
I do my best!  :) Why did he leave?

This information is important for Jews because Jews are commanded to learn Torah for its own sake.

Gentiles are obligated to fulfill the Seven Noahide Commandments because they are the eternal command of G-d, transmitted through Moses our teacher in the Torah. Since a Gentile is commanded by G-d regarding the Noahide Code, and this includes the study of these precepts within Torah, the reward for this study is great; it is a spiritual reward that is like the reward for observing the Noahide commandments.

I can summon him. JTF got blocked at his job and he got hooked on facebook.
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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2018, 04:00:58 AM »
I can summon him. JTF got blocked at his job and he got hooked on facebook.

If he wishes to discuss Torah, I look forward to his return.

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2018, 11:17:38 AM »
The prohibition against flesh from a living animal does not apply to: arthropods (e.g. shrimp, lobsters, insects); reptiles (e.g. snakes, lizards); amphibians (e.g. frogs); mollusks (e.g. snails, squid, octopus, clams, oysters, scallops); annelids (e.g. worms); fish; jellyfish; or starfish (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 301). 

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2018, 12:25:56 AM »
The prohibition against flesh from a living animal does not apply to: arthropods (e.g. shrimp, lobsters, insects); reptiles (e.g. snakes, lizards); amphibians (e.g. frogs); mollusks (e.g. snails, squid, octopus, clams, oysters, scallops); annelids (e.g. worms); fish; jellyfish; or starfish (the Divine Code by Rabbi Moshe Weiner, Ask Noah International, 2011, p 301).


So it only applies for birds and mammals?



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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2018, 06:58:10 AM »


So it only applies for birds and mammals?

Yes, the prohibition against eating flesh taken from a living animal applies only to domesticated mammals, wild mammals and birds. These are all the animals for which there is a Torah Law distinction between their flesh and their blood. The kosher species status is of no consequence whatsoever to this prohibition.

I will add that G-d also did not grant permission to eat human flesh, whether or not it would be removed while the person was alive. These four categories of living beings are represented by the four faces of the hayot angels of the divine chariot: the faces of the ox, lion, eagle and human. Since these angels are elevated to the highest levels of the heavens, we can speculate that G-d gives an extra honor to their reflections in the physical world through the Torah's universal restrictions on eiver min ha'hai and cannibalism.

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2018, 02:09:55 PM »
I know it doesn't apply to fish but I didn't know that reptiles and amphibians are in the same category as non-kosher fish. I guess it makes sense for amphibians since they live partially in the sea.

So what about whales? They are mammals and live in the sea. Does that make them Halachically fish? Are Noahides allowed to eat whales without killing them first?


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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2018, 05:03:35 PM »
I know it doesn't apply to fish but I didn't know that reptiles and amphibians are in the same category as non-kosher fish. I guess it makes sense for amphibians since they live partially in the sea.

So what about whales? They are mammals and live in the sea. Does that make them Halachically fish? Are Noahides allowed to eat whales without killing them first?

Even large sea mammals (for example, whales, dolphins and the like), which are included in the Torah's category of fish-like animals, are therefore not included in the prohibition of eiver min ha'hai.

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Re: The Divine Code Daily Dose
« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2018, 05:05:39 PM »
What about sea lions? They can walk out of the water and seem like dogs. I saw one in an aquarium and seemed like a dog when it was out of the water.

https://knowledgenuts.com/2013/08/15/dogs-and-bears-are-closely-related-to-seals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRGBP48YMfM