April 1, 2022
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The proportions of the Teivah are exactly the ideal ratio for building a large ship.
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Shmitta and Aliyah Li’regel
The promises made regarding Shmitta were easily tested throughout history yet the Torah makes the unlikely promise that the sixth year will produce sufficient crops for three years.
The Legacy of The Jews
Concepts that are now taken for granted were innovations of the Jews previously unheard of in the world.
Mark Twain and The Jews
The Jewish People make up only a tiny percentage of humanity yet have a place of significance far beyond proportion.
The Chain of Transmission
No religion other than Judaism claims a public revelation of G-D.
The Germanic Prophecy
The Gemara tells of the danger that the German people pose to the Jewish nation thousands of years before the Holocaust.
The Deuteronomistic Prophecy
There are many precise prophecies contained in the Torah, specifically regarding going into galus, that against all odds came true.
The Story of The Jews
The history of the Jews defies all historical precedent.
The Western Wall
The Chachamim write that the Western Wall will never be destroyed, a prediction that is so unlikely after centuries of repeated destruction of Jerusalem.
Thousands of years after the writing of the Gemara, scientists discovered that the reasons given for honey being kosher display a shocking understanding of anatomy.
We find halachos in the Gemara that show knowledge of how genetic diseases are transmitted.
The Lunar Cycle
The Chachamim knew the precise time it takes for each lunar cycle, something only discovered by NASA through the usage of modern, cutting edge technology.
The Gender of an Embryo
The Gemara states that until 40 days one may daven for an embryo to be a specific gender which is exactly when the baby starts developing as a specific gender.
Long believed to be a barbaric and violent tradition, Bris Milah is now recommended by modern medicine which additionally recognizes the eighth day as the ideal day for circumcision.
Fins and Scales
Out of the tens of thousands of species of fish, not one has been found with scales but no fins.
Shechita is a precise method for slaughtering an animal in a totally painless way and is only possible on kosher animals.
Long before the world accepted that Earth was not flat, Jewish sources write that the world is a sphere.
The Number of Stars
Early scholars believed the universe contained around, or even under, 1000 stars yet the Gemara says there are approximately 1 quintillion stars, nearly exactly the current estimate.