I asked Elijah to narrate these final pages himself, with Elisheva doing the writing. How do they manage this? God said, ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living (Matthew 22:32). When Jesus said, […]
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Talmud – 1. Boring Talmud – Chair of Elijah Talmud 2. The Rabbi Who Was Right Talmud 3. Rescuing the Many http://aregularelijah.com/chapter-22-notes/ RE: Burning of the Fifties — when Moses sang his song of praise after Israel crossed the Red Sea and the Egyptians drowned, the Lord asked, “My creatures drown and you are singing?” […]
“I wasn’t so sure myself, Ma’am.” Others, however, became very sure. They invented an Elijah who rode to the rescue of many. A rabbi in Belarus, for instance, wrote how Elijah rescued a too-trusting travelling salesman. The salesman got into town just as Sabbath was about to start and needed a place to stash his […]
If not for airborne meals, chattering ravens, and nightmares — hiding by a brook might have been boring. POV Hundreds of years later, a rabbi in Eastern Europe topped any brook-side boredom when he told that this young man was posted at the crossroads of paradise and given three duties. (http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/5634-elijah Pirḳe R. El. l.c.) 1) […]
The story of the Rabbi Who Was Right, made Elijah’s mother squint sideways at Elisheva, but it put a big smile on the face of her father. “Crazy story,” he chuckled. “But spot on about God.” A rabbi in Babylon invented this story. The main character is a Rabbi Eliezer, and Elijah only comes in […]