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    Thread: The One G-d and His relationship with mankind
Post: What G-d requires - Micah 6:8

I have a question in regards to the following verse: Micah 6:8 -- "He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord demands of you; but to do justice, to love loving-kindness, and to walk disc...
Finch Basic Principles (R,T) 14 62,299 06-22-2011, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Definition of a scoffer
Post: Definition of a scoffer

I have been reading the "Chofetz Chaim: Lesson a Day". A portion of the daily readings deal with the severity of the sin of being a scoffer. I understand the modern definition of this term (to speak d...
Finch Basic Principles (R,T) 6 36,032 04-25-2011, 09:35 PM
    Thread: "The Divine Code": The Guide to Observing the Noahide Code
Post: RE: is the Divine Code still coming?

Dr. Schulman, Is there any plans to produce a hard cover version? thanks! Quote:In answer to your question: We have not yet been able to produce hard cover editions in English, due to lack of resou...
Finch Torah Study for Noahides (R) 12 62,558 10-18-2010, 12:48 AM
    Thread: Proper Speech
Post: RE: Proper Speech

I have a question in regards to proper speech. From reading this book, it teaches that it is a very serious offense to speak or even listen to negative comments about others except in very limited cir...
Finch Ask The Academy Rabbis 7 93,477 10-06-2010, 05:03 AM
    Thread: Proverbs and Ecclesiastes
Post: Proverbs and Ecclesiastes

I know in the "Books" section of the website, there is a link to the Art Scroll book of Psalms. Is it also acceptable for Noahides to read the other Artscroll Tanakh series books (Such as specifically...
Finch Torah Study for Noahides (R) 6 28,400 10-04-2010, 01:39 PM
    Thread: Proper Speech
Post: Proper Speech

Is it acceptable for a Noahide to read this book by the Chofetz Chaim on avoiding Loshon hora: "A Lesson A Day": https://www.artscroll.com/Books/9780899063218.html I thought I had seen a link to thi...
Finch Ask The Academy Rabbis 7 93,477 09-28-2010, 10:50 PM
    Thread: Noahide Torah Study
Post: RE: Noahide Torah Study

Dr. Michael wrote: "You could create your own schedule for completing the entire Tanakh (the 24 Books of the Hebrew Bible) every 3 years, every year, etc., or even every month." Question: Do you know ...
Finch Torah Study for Noahides (R) 29 136,380 09-07-2010, 12:22 AM
    Thread: The One G-d and His relationship with mankind
Post: Deuteronomy 6:4

I have read that any bible portion that begins with "Hear Oh Israel...." is specifically directed towards the Jewish people. If that is the case, what is the signifigance of this phrase in Deuteronomy...
Finch Basic Principles (R,T) 14 62,299 08-18-2010, 08:10 AM
    Thread: (Assisting) Suicide to Avoid Lethal Torture
Post: (Assisting) Suicide to Avoid Lethal Torture

I have read commentary that is was acceptable for King Saul to commit suicide given the circumstances immediately prior to his death (i.e. he faced torture by the Philistines). That being the case, ...
Finch Prohibition of Murder and Injury (R, T) 1 14,742 04-06-2010, 09:01 AM
    Thread: Vows and Oaths
Post: Making an Oath

If someone wishes to make a promise or oath before G-d to begin working on a certain character trait, what would be the proper way to do this? For example, if someone wanted to be more diligent in the...
Finch Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 12 52,467 02-16-2010, 02:29 AM
    Thread: Watching professional spectator sports
Post: Watching professional spectator sports

What is the Jewish view of sports like boxing or mixed martial arts (UFC)? Are these ok to watch on television? What about other contacts sports like football?
Finch Ask The Academy Rabbis 1 60,860 01-31-2010, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Living with relatives who follow man-made religions
Post: Living with relatives who follow man-made religion...

I have a question in regards to married Noahides, if a Noahide is married, and their Gentile spouse or children follow a man-made religion. Obviously, in a perfect world, this would not be an issue. S...
Finch Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 10 34,051 12-29-2009, 08:00 AM
    Thread: Modern & classic books: Torah ethics, literacy, history
Post: Modern & classic books: Torah ethics, literacy, hi...

Is it acceptable for Noahides to read books by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin such as his two books on "A Code of Jewish Ethics"? Although these are for a Jewish audience, they appear to me to be applicable o...
Finch Torah Study for Noahides (R) 4 23,795 12-29-2009, 03:52 AM
    Thread: Business Ethics - bidding, competition, etc.
Post: Business Ethics - bidding, competition, etc.

A question regarding business ethics for Noahides in the construction industry: In the commercial construction industry today, the typical bid process works as follows: 1) A set of plans & spe...
Finch Prohibition of Theft (R, T) 5 42,198 12-14-2009, 08:30 AM