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    Thread: tobacco and other drug use
Post: RE: tobacco and other drug use

Dear Director Michael and Rabbis, Thank you for the portion of the Mishneh Torah explaining the nazirite vow. And thank you for releasing me from any obligation to imitate a nazirite. But back to ...
bdschuh Ask The Academy Rabbis 11 127,370 11-04-2011, 02:54 AM
    Thread: tobacco and other drug use
Post: RE: Gentiles do not make the Torah's Nazarite vow

Director Michael Wrote: -- From "The Divine Code," Volume 1, p. 111-112, non-Jews must not bring sin offerings, peace offerings, or guilt offerings. They may only bring burnt offerings. Therefore, se...
bdschuh Ask The Academy Rabbis 11 127,370 12-02-2010, 09:46 AM
    Thread: tobacco and other drug use
Post: RE: tobacco and other drug use

Director Michael Wrote: -- bdschuh Wrote: -- My Rabbi has suggested to me that I might want to imitate this behavior of a nazarite, although he says that there is no such thing [legitimately] as an ...
bdschuh Ask The Academy Rabbis 11 127,370 11-19-2010, 11:12 AM
    Thread: tobacco and other drug use
Post: RE: tobacco and other drug use

Dear Rabbis and Director Michael, In ancient Israel, during the days of the Holy Temple, if a man witnessed the ceremony of a "sotah" [a Jewish wife who was suspected of committing adultery, becaus...
bdschuh Ask The Academy Rabbis 11 127,370 11-08-2010, 07:26 AM
    Thread: "30 Laws" for the Children of Noah
Post: RE: "30 Laws" for the Children of Noah

Everything you have said is insightful. I have understood the post-Flood and pre-Sinai thirty laws as "above and beyond the call of duty." The Post-Flood societies saw them as necessary on a practi...
bdschuh Before Mount Sinai (R,T) 4 163,544 07-13-2010, 08:13 AM
    Thread: "30 Laws" for the Children of Noah
Post: "30 Laws" for the Children of Noah

In accordance with what Rabbi Yitz has said, everything in the English volume of "The Divine Code" has been scrutinized carefully. For me, the only thing that has remained in doubt is the interpretat...
bdschuh Before Mount Sinai (R,T) 4 163,544 07-02-2010, 02:05 PM
    Thread: Authority's Rights
Post: RE: Authority's Rights

In "The Divine Code," vol. 1, it is explained that a community has the right to place restrictions on its members. It logically follows that if a government has that right (by a consent of the majori...
bdschuh Laws and Courts (T) 8 43,207 06-28-2010, 08:53 AM