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Emor(Leviticus 21-24)

Intermarriage and Identity

Rabbi Shraga Simmons shares an inspiring insight from the weekly Torah portion.

Your life can change in just one minute!

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May 4, 2003

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Visitor Comments: 6

(6) Mr. Cohen, July 2, 2017 8:02 PM

Biblical Book of Joshua vs Intermarriage

In the Biblical Book of Joshua, chapter 23,
verses 12 to 13, G_d reveals that:

If Jews intermarry with non-Jews, then He will NOT help the Jews conquer the Land of Israel.

And even worse, the sin of intermarriage will cause the Jews to be driven out from the Land of Israel.

The high intermarriage rate may be the real reason why half-a-million Israelis are living outside Israel

(5) Anonymous, April 30, 2014 5:27 AM


This is great! Thank you so much for posting it!

(4) Anonymous, May 11, 2012 8:26 PM

Yasher koach

right on the money, Rabbi!

(3) Michal, May 3, 2007 9:55 AM

Yes, the children suffer

I can be a witness to your words.
My husband and me we made our children suffer. The suffering is going on.
Without Gods help it will go on forever. Thanks for your clear words every week!

(2) Anonymous, May 9, 2005 12:00 AM

Something To Look Forward To Each Week

Dear Rabbi Simmons:
I wish to place on record that I thoroughly enjoy your weekly one minute audios, as well as your written comments about the Torah portion of the week, which I find inspirational and makes one look forward to reading the weekly portion with greater understanding. Please keep up the great work. Sincerely, Frank L. Rubensohn

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