In the Name of HASHEM, G-d Eternal
In the Name of HASHEM, G-d Eternal

Mussar (Ethical Life Teachings)

The 13 Principles of the Jewish Warrior

Rabbi Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron Regardless of how widely the opposite approach may be taught in some ultra-Orthodox circles, expertise in fighting for Torah-observant Jews (beyond basic “self-defense”) is not a vain pursuit to be taken up reluctantly by those who can’t learn Torah all day, but a precious life skill required for the performance of […]


HEARING GOD’S VOICE THROUGH WORLD EVENTS, THEN AND NOW Rabbi Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron INTRODUCTION The lessons and ramifications of the Sinai event, in which Israel received the Ten Statements from Heaven (erroneously called “the Ten Commandments), are staggering for today’s world . First and foremost is the very concept of man being answerable to Divine […]

Our Total Non-Affiliation with “Dor De`ah”

b’Shem HASHEM El `olam To Whomever It May Concern: The following statement is made with no intention to neither insult nor defame anyone, but purely in the defense of Torah truth.  Moreover, we in no way infer any bad intentions on anyone’s part.  Our protest is not against people, but against actions and statements made […]

Reclaiming Our Holiness In The Internet Age

“YOU SHALL NOT GO ASTRAY AFTER YOUR HEART AND AFTER YOUR EYES” (Num. 15:39) Mori Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron, Tishre 5771 (September 2010) Note to non-Jews: The following article applies to Jews according to the high standard demanded of us by God, as his appointed nation of priests. (Ex. 19:6) None of the Torah or rabbinical […]

The Clothes Make the Man of God

Mori Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron This is the week of TeSawweh (that’s Tetzaveh for the un-initiated in ancient Hebrew pronunciation) – the Torah portion about sacred clothing, the clothing that would distinguish the Kohen-priests, particularly the High Priest, in their sacred duties. It is also the week I was interviewed by Tamar Yonah (a true honor) […]

The Meaning of Real Teshuvah to the ‘Berith’ (Covenant): Torath Moshe

  Rosh ha-Shanah and Yom Kippur present us with the opportunity not merely to return to galuth (exile)-Judaism as it is commonly practiced, but to go further, to return to our Berith –our actual Covenant– with HaShem. That means, or course, His sacred laws according to the authentic living Oral instruction, faithfully passed down through the ages, and codified by our Sages of blessed memory.   In this […]


HALLMARK OF THE HEBREW NATION FROM THE DAYS OF AVRAHAM UNTIL TODAY   Beth Avraham, the house of Avraham, was a flowering Noahide community.  It was a camp of numerous families of servants and students of the prophet-warlord (Avraham), that must have spread out over a sizeable area.  Surely there were young girls among those […]