Hebraic Studies “Barachot before a Mitzvoth” - with Dr. Rabbi Reuven ben-Avaraham.

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Doctorates are as follows:

1. of Literature, 2. of Philosophy, 3. of Hebrew Literature/Letters.

4. of Hebrew Studies. 5. of Hebrew (Jewish) Studies.



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Please Note: On this page I will be showing, for we need to remember that in Prayer and only in the right Spiritual circumstances we always used the most blessed four letter *“Memorial Name” of our beloved Creator in Ivrit -  ~ Y-H-V-H, blessed be His Sanctified Name.


However after the destruction of the Second Temple and the arrival what was called “Rabbinic Judaism”, suddenly our faith completely changed and we were no longer permitted to use His blessed Name even in Prayer or whilst reading the Torah, etc, for the rabbis forced us to only use “Adonai” or “HaShem.


Please note that in general throughout the site I use a version based on the Jewish Publication Society (JPS) of the Torah/Tanakh (Law/writings & the Prophets). But where the Sacred Name has been removed, or changed, I will return it for it was there, and I have studied all the ancient manuscripts including the Paleo-Hebrew texts 1050 – 458 BCE.


Please Note: Some verse numbers may vary in some version’s of non Jewish Bibles.



Barchot before a Mitzvoth

 Have you ever noticed that there was a very strict commandment given by our Beloved Elohim to Moshe – Moses in Be’midbar – Numbers chapter 6; 23 to 26 and 27?

“Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying: On this wise ye shall bless the Children of Israel; ye shall say unto them: ‘ bless thee, and keep thee; make His face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee; lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace”. Vs 23 to 26 Jewish Publication Society (JPS).

But take note: It did NOT end there for there was ONE VERY IMPORTANT ADDITION in verse 27!

“So shall they put My Name upon the Children of Israel, and I will bless them.’” Be’midbar - Numbers 6; 23 to 26 and 27.

Thus the formula in Be’midbar 6:23 to 27 ordained by Elohim, blessed be His Sanctified Name, and transmitted to the Aaron and his sons by Moshe for the blessing of Israel. Verse 27 … "So shall they shall put My Name upon the Children of Israel, and I will bless them" makes explicit the intent of the ordained formula: to invoke the power of the Name of , who alone dispenses blessings.

Thus we can only invoke His Name first through our Barchot of our Elohim even before we receive His blessing, but the priests and the rabbis were Cursed by Elohim through the Prophet Malachi in chapter 2 for Elohim was angry for He knew their evil hearts, that they and the rabbis were going to remove his Sanctified Name, and thus He cursed them all!

And now, this commandment is for you, O ye priests. If ye will not hearken, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto My Name, saith of Hosts, then will I send the curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings; yea, I curse them, because ye do not lay it to heart. Behold, I will rebuke the seed for your hurt, and I will spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your sacrifices.” Malachi 2: 1-3. (JPS).

What we read above is a very sad state of our priests and it did include the rabbis I am afraid, for their occultist Kabblah cult and they commenced not long after the destruction of the Temple in around 69 CE and they even dared to give our beloved faith their new name “Rabbinic Judaism”. We had always been known just as Bnei Yisro’el - or the “Children of Israel”, Thus we became through those priests and rabbis suddenly a man made faith!

The Rabbis took away our act of faith and respect to the One who gives us all life giving sustenance. To fulfill His Mitzvoth is a blessing by making us to be in the right mind set and not to do the Mitzvoth just for a reward sake or the wrong motive example selfishness. Example - so we place a “space” between us and the food before we eat so we remember that it was Elohim who created all the food that is on the earth! (the space represents the love of Elohim in Hebraic Tetragrammaton understanding) We do the Blessing of Mitzvoth because we Love Elohim, , Blessed be His Sanctified NAME.

How do we use and pronounce His beloved Name? First of all we should only use it only in certain way’s: Prayer, Reading the Torah – Tanakh. And tragically the Occultist Kabbalistic rabbis of ancient times have removed Our beloved Creator’s Name and have replaced it with El, Elohei, or Elohim, or a purposely misspelled the Tetragrammaton version of , in our Torah/Tanakh. In the English translations they used the Pagan tiltles The LORD”, which is directly related To BAAL.

“And Elohim said moreover unto Moshe: ‘Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel: the Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Avraham, the Elohim of Yitzchak, and the Elohim of Ya’akov, hath sent me unto you; this is My Name Forever - - LeOlam, and this is My memorial unto all generations” Shemot - Exodus 3:15.

How to correctly and respectfully use the Name:

 - YHVH is a verbal form of the root “hvh,” which is an older variant of the root “hava” which means, “to be, shall be, to exist.” As this is in the future tense, it therefore means “He that causes to be, He brings into existence.”

If we choose the letters of “hava” - “to be” and transpose them on YaH-VH, you will find that the Sanctified Name of Elohim actually becomes “YaH’VaH (being the Eastern European Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation). Although, the letter “V” may also be pronounced as a soft “W” thus the precious Name may also be said as “YaH’WaH (the Middle Eastern Sephardic Hebrew pronunciation).

Thus the pronunciation of the Elohim’s Name can either be “YaHVaH” or “YaHWaH”, Blessed be His Sanctified NAME! And I know that both will be pleasing to our Elohim, blessed be He!

But His beloved and MOST SANCTIFIED NAME should only be used in our Prayers, and reading of His blessed Word, and always say when using it, , Blessed be His Sanctified NAME.


But beloved, always remember our motto: “The More Torah, the More Life”,

for YHVH Elohim, Blessed be His Sanctified Name is the One Who gave us our Life!”

Rabbi Dr. Reuven Ben-Avraham.

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“And thou shalt love thy Elohim with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart; and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.” Davarim - Deuteronomy 6:5-8. (JPS version of the Torah).

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