By Rabbi Moshe Perets
Rabbi Moshe Perets on Life, Tragedy, and Hope
Rabbi Moshe Perets expressed gratitude for support during challenging times in Israel. He addressed the recent tragic events that have affected the country, emphasizing the need for a correct understanding of what constitutes life, which he believes is connected to the eternal source of life. He reaffirmed the Jewish people's commitment to sharing their definition of life with humanity and stated that they will continue their spiritual and physical journey, despite opposing forces. He also condemned the invasion of civilized nations by radical Muslims and called for an end to the worship of death.
Exploring Torah's Foundational Principles
Rabbi discussed the universal principles of life as outlined in the Torah, specifically the 7 Noahide laws. They contemplated the first portion of the Torah, focusing on the first verse which describes the creation of the heavens and earth by HaShem. The Rabbi explained that despite the obviousness of this creation, it was still deemed important to begin the Torah with this information, as it sets the foundation for the commandments and teachings within the Torah.
Jewish Claim to the Land of Israel
The Rabbi discussed the Jewish claim to the land of Israel, based on biblical and historical evidence. He refuted the argument that Israel was created by robbing the Palestinians, citing the divine ownership of the earth and the historical connection of the Jewish people to the land through figures like Abraham. The Rabbi also addressed the presence of Arabs in the region, noting that they were integrated as citizens but had previously revolted and committed acts of violence against Jewish families. The discussion underscored the Rabbi's belief in the Jewish people's inherent right to the land.
Jewish Mission and Eternal Life
The Rabbi discussed the Jewish people's mission and the significance of the Torah. He highlighted how the establishment of the Jewish people in the land of Israel is a symbolic representation of the soul's establishment within the body. He also emphasized that the Jewish people's role is to rectify and bring eternal life to all humanity, and that the success of the Jewish people is inextricably linked to the success of all humanity. He ended by stating that the Jewish people's settlement in Israel is the technical expression of the soul settling the body, which is crucial for achieving eternal life.
Rabbi's Views on War and Jewish Claim to Land
The Rabbi expressed his views on the ongoing war, condemning lies, killing, and suffering, and called for a new era of infinite creativity. He emphasized the Jewish people's claim to all of the land of Israel and urged world leaders to establish order in their societies and prevent radicalism. The Rabbi encouraged the study of the 7 Universal Commandments and announced plans to continue the study the following Sunday, provided security conditions permit. He also stressed the importance of charity and giving to those in need, and noted that the Noahide Academy of Israel promotes the teaching of these commandments globally. The Rabbi highlighted certain psalms to be recited in times of distress and reminded the congregation of the importance of respecting human life, as prohibited by the Third Commandment.
Rabbi Discusses Gaza Conflict and Future Stability
The Rabbi expressed deep concerns about ongoing conflicts and the need for stability in the future. They compared the situation to a cancer that needs to be fully eliminated for the patient to survive, referring to Gaza as a cancerous entity that needs to be removed. The Rabbi also emphasized the importance of learning the 7 universal Noahide laws for a peaceful future and expressed hope that people from Gaza would relocate to Egypt or Jordan. They concluded by wishing for good decisions and a win for all, and referred to an upcoming chapter in the human adventure.
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Rabbi Moshe Perets is the President of the Noahide Academy of Israel, Founder and Executive Director of NoahideAcademy.org, the world’s largest Noahide informational website. He accomplished his Rabbinical Studies at the Chabad Yeshiva and his medical studies at the University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium.
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