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Torah is Life!

The word Torah (תוֹרה) has the basic meaning of direction, instruction or law. God the Creator gave us His instructions on how to really live life, via Torah. As He lovingly said, through Moses, “this (אֶת־כָּל־דִּבְרֵי הַתּוֹרָה הַזֹּאת, all the terms of this Teaching) is not a trifling thing for you: it is your very life (הוּא חַיֵּיכֶם).” Deuteronomy 43:47  And in Deuteronomy 8:3 ” . . . man does not live on bread alone, but that man lives on everything that the Lord decrees, לֹא עַל־הַלֶּחֶם לְבַדּוֹ יְחְיֶה הָאָדָם כִּי עַל־כָּל־מוֹצָא פִי־יְהוָה יִחְיֶה הָאָדָם

Humans are born not knowing how to live life, especially how to live life to the fullest, how to live a healthy, happy and fulfilling life, how to treat fellow creatures, and how to please the Creator.  The Torah provides that guidance.  It is God’s message to humanity, His instructions on any and all aspects of life, both naturally and spiritually.  When we live Torah, we live life. Continue reading