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Chanukkah, for many, has become a kind of "Jewish Christmas". Yet the Maccabees stood against assimilation into a foreign culture and fought hard to retain and defend the Torah and the purity of the Jewish people. This is the time of year we remember the courageous and victorious Maccabean revolt against those who would force…

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Also the tenth day of this seventh month shall be the Day of Atonement. It shall be a holy convocation for you; you shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire to the Lord. And you shall do no work on that same day, for…

Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall have a sabbath-rest, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation. You shall do no customary work on it; and you shall offer an offering made by…

Is there an evil entity in the world who is an adversary to God? What is Sheol? What does the Tanakh have to say about the underworld or an afterlife? Hebrew In Israel Last week left to register for the Tanakh Tour of Israel, November 2016 Truth2U is made possible though your kind support. Please…

But Ruth said: “Entreat me not to leave you, or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. Where you die, I will die, and there will I be buried. YHVH…

Can women wear tzitzit? Must they be worn on a four cornered garment? What exactly constitutes a garment and can they simply be attached to the belt loops of one's jeans? Again Yehovah spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel: Tell them to make tzitzit on the corners of their garments throughout…

And you shall count for yourselves from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering: seven Sabbaths shall be completed. Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath; then you shall offer a new grain offering to Yehovah...And you shall proclaim on the same…

In this episode Yoel attempts to answer, in a nutshell, the question - what is the Jewish mystical school of thought known as Kabbalah? Truth2U Radio is hosted, edited, and produced by Jono Vandor and all programs are made freely available to download. If these programs have been a blessing to you please consider showing…

Listen as Yoel breaks out of the box and begins this episode of Light of the Prophets with a point blank confession! Truth2U Radio is hosted, edited, and produced by Jono Vandor and all programs are made freely available to download. If these programs have been a blessing to you please consider showing your support…

Yoel is in America and gives us a quick and jet-lagged update. Truth2U Radio is hosted, edited, and produced by Jono Vandor and all programs are made freely available to download. If these programs have been a blessing to you please consider showing your support by contributing a donation or partnering with Truth2U on a…

Judges chapter 19 is perhaps one of the more gruesome chapters of the Tanakh. It deals with the story of a Levite and his concubine. It is mysterious and graphically violent, yet it must be studied. What should be understood from this chapter, what is it's purpose? Truth2U Radio is hosted, edited, and produced by…

Yoel explains the archaeological significance of Jericho. What does it mean that the wall fell upon itself? Did it fall on a Shabbat? We also discuss the defeat at Ai and the sin of Achan. Yoel ben Shlomo – Touring Joshua’s Altar on Mount Ebal [audio:http://www.truth2u.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Truth2U-Yoel-ben-Shlomo-Joshua-6-8.mp3|titles=Truth2U - Yoel ben Shlomo - Joshua 6-8] Download this…

In this program Yoel offers a detailed explanation regarding the Rabbinic practices and mindset of Niddah, Zavah, and the Mikveh. [audio:http://www.truth2u.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Truth2U-Yoel-ben-Shlomo-Niddah.mp3|titles=Truth2U - Yoel ben Shlomo - Niddah] Download this episode (right click and save) * Both the intro & outro tracks are by Jono's little sister, Kate Plummer, from her second album "The Leftover Sea".…

Listen in as Yoel explains the differing sects and expressions of Jews throughout history. [audio:http://www.truth2u.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Truth2U-Yoel-ben-Shlomo-Jews.mp3|titles=Truth2U - Yoel ben Shlomo - Jews] Download this episode (right click and save) * Both the intro & outro tracks are by Jono's little sister, Kate Plummer, from her second album "The Leftover Sea". It is a beautiful instrumental CD…

The above photograph was taken by Nehemia Gordon in the Jordan Valley. It shows the barley in the state of aviv, and if you look closely you can see Yoel & Nehemia ;-) Hebrew In Israel Facebook Page Yoel ben Shlomo – Se’or, Chametz & Matza in Exodus 12:15 Truth2U Radio is hosted, edited, and…

Where exactly is the site of the Temple Mount & how well documented is it's location? How has it suffered from Arab vandalism and irreverent tourism? Is it still Holy and, according to the Torah, are we allowed to visit it today? [audio:http://www.truth2u.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Truth2U-Yoel-ben-Shlomo-The-Temple-Mount.mp3|titles=Truth2U - Yoel ben Shlomo - The Temple Mount] Download this episode (right…

[audio:http://www.truth2u.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Truth2U-Yoel-ben-Shlomo-The-39-Prohibitions-of-Shabbat-and-Other-Grey-Areas.mp3|titles=Truth2U - Yoel ben Shlomo - The 39 Prohibitions of Shabbat and Other Grey Areas] Download this episode (right click and save) * Both the intro & outro tracks are by Jono's little sister, Kate Plummer, from her second album "The Leftover Sea". It is a beautiful instrumental CD from a very talented guitarist and…

[audio:http://www.truth2u.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Truth2U-Yoel-ben-Shlomo-Shabbat-4.mp3|titles=Truth2U - Yoel ben Shlomo - Shabbat 4] Download this episode (right click and save) * Both the intro & outro tracks are by Jono's little sister, Kate Plummer, from her second album "The Leftover Sea". It is a beautiful instrumental CD from a very talented guitarist and is available from Truth2U