Hebraic Studies – “Ushpizin” with Dr. Rabbi Reuven ben-Avaraham.

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

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




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The Occultic - Pagan Invasion


On this site I will mostly use a version of the Tanakh based on the “Jewish Publication Society” (JPS).

Although this, like the studies below are rather sad to read, but we must know what was really going on so long ago! However, I with a whole heart wish you all ” - “Peace and blessings” in Elohim’s most wonderful  (Y-H-V-H) Name, blessed be His Sanctified Name!

However, I am so sad to say that I am disenchanted with certain parts of Judaism, as those parts of our faith, the faith of my beloved people of Yisroel has sadly gone far astray due to a large number of priests after the destruction of the second Temple as well as so many demonic rabbis who lived in the occultic world as far back as the 1500’s.

The sad truth is that so much of Judaism in the middle ages sadly turned the wrong corner and is was slowly going back to the days of the prophet Yirmyahu - Jeremiah. On what basis do I say this? The fact is Judaism in general has been invaded by rabbis with much the same occultic ideology, especially the recently the erroneous “Chabad-Lubavitch” and Kabalistic Movements filled with teachings from their occult, and they have been bringing their pagan ideology into our beloved faith. The Lubavitcher’s have even changed our Siddur, with prayers, some of which are frankly blasphemous, such as praying to the dead and even inviting them to sit and dine with us during the Feast of Sukkot. However this is a completely pagan custom which is known as,Ushpizin”. But it was the priests that introduced the Name of a pagan deity Baal-Gad, later in Europe to became known as God!

This study is different from many other studies, as I have left the rabbinic name of G-d or God in this study as well as the Lord where in most studies I correct them, for Elohim, blessed be He, FOR Elohim CURSED THE PRIEST’s for hiding his most Holy Name from the PEOPLE, for He intended them to know His Name for one thousand generations multiplied by a 1000 GENERATIONS!

Ushpezin was established by the Kabbalists around the 16th century, being based on the evil “Zohar” which was first printed in 1557, and according to the rabbis and their evil occultic formula on the first night before the service and meal in the Sukkoth we are told to say, “I invite to my meal the exalted (dead) guests, Avraham - Abraham, Yitzchak - Isaac, Ja’akov - Jacob, Yosef - Joseph, Moshe - Moses, Acharon - Aaron, and Dovid - David. May it please you, Avraham, my exalted guest, that all the other exalted guests dwell with me and with you. Please do not do this for that is called necromancy in our blessed Scriptute’s!

The Torah clearly States the Following:

And the soul that turneth unto the ghosts, and unto the familiar spirits, to go astray after them, I will even set My face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people”. Vayikra - Leviticus 20:6 (a version based on the “Jewish Publication Society” (JPS) of the Torah).

The current Chabad-Lubavitcher Movement has grown worldwide, and somehow they have taken over countless Orthodox Synagogues even the main Shul in the city where I live. The Chabad website states – “Discover the vast empire of Chabad-Lubavitch. They even claim that their long dead rabbi is the “God”, how many times have we heard that before, Yidden love to be the Moshiach, but they will not be, but lost souls, and they and their followers will be cut off from among our people, sadly forever!

Encyclopaedia Judaica describe Ushpezin as follows:

Ushpezin (means “guest”). According to occultic Kabbalistic tradition some mystical seven “guests”, Avraham, Yitzchak, Ya’akov, Yosef, Moshe, Acharon and Dovid, must visit the Sukkah during the seven days of Sukkot (cf. Zohar, 5:103b). What utter rubbish, and yet people are doing this and they are going wildly against Elohim’s Word!

The Sukkah can be built in various ways, but the roof must always have palm or green covering

Note the plate designs on the canvas wall, these will be explained below

According to the Zohar, Yosef comes after Moshe and Acharon, but in most Ashkenazi Mahzorim (festival prayer books) and Shabbat and daily Prayer books the order is chronological. The spiritual guest of each day is invited before the meal and the text of this invitation commences with; “Enter, exalted holy guests...” is found in several Ashkenazi and Sephardi Prayer books. The custom was adopted by the Chasidim and their many pamphlets entitled “Seder-Ushpiz”, including liturgy based upon the practices of certain tzaddikim (e.g., the rabbis of Belz, Zanz, etc.), began to be published in the 19th century. There is also a custom of Ushpizin that originated from a Phoenician custom, for they believed it was possible to consult with the dead by a magical inscription on a plate. Thus it has become a custom for some groups of Jews to place a plate on the walls of their Sukkah as an invitation to their seven guests, in other words for the “holy dead” to come to sit with them at their Sukkah meal. Whilst others will decorate their Sukkah wall with a special panel (see image below) which bears an inscription of the names of the seven guests. Moroccan Jews have a special compilation of prayers in honour of the Ushpizin, called Hamad Elohim”, from which special sections are recited each day of the festival.

Here we see one of the many pagan Ushpizin panels now available with the names

of the Fathers of Israel to be invited to dine with them

for the Sukkot meal, which is considered as NECROMANCY!

My beloved readers, Please do have a blessed Sukkoth, but what those evil rabbis have added was to say very total  sin and it was all part of the Zohar and Kabbala sorcery, besides it was pure necromancy, and is was the ultimate sin! But beloved I pray that we will all enjoy this very special feast according the Torah and purely as described, with the ‘Lulav’, and also enjoy some delicious traditional Kreplach.

Whatever you do please do not listen to that evil Chabad-Lubavitch lot and those other over-the-top Yidden, for they simply never listened to  Elohim, blessed be His Sanctified Name, but are were just like those who were CURSED By the ALMIGHTY for what they were doing is destroying His NAME, thus His WORD, Blessed Be His Sanctified Name, and so many other woeful things!

The following was culled from two Jewish websites:

Many Judaic ceremonial traditions originated in medieval times through the teachings of rabbis who were steeped in the mystical “Kabbalah.” The origin of one such ceremony; “Ushpizin(or “Guests”), can be found in the following verse;

“When a person is seated in his Succah, Abraham and six distinguished visitors partake of his company”. The Zohar, Emor 103b.

It is not surprising the occult brought in the mystical recitation based on the ocultic Zohar, Emor 103b-104a, is then repeated each night of Succot to invite seven Biblical guests (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Aaron, Joseph, and King David) into the Succah.

Consulting the dead:

The following, rather confusing item was written by a Rabbi Michael Ezra Ozair of Kabbala Coach.com. At first he clearly agrees with my belief that “The Torah clearly forbids consulting the dead,” however, he then continues to speak as if the dead are able to communicate with the living. And if that is not very confusing, what is? He wrote the following;

Do NOT consult the dead:

This, in my understanding is because not all souls want to be contacted (excuse me REALLY?). Another reason is because you never know what kind of soul you are actually summoning in and finally, just because a soul has made a transition to the other side does not make it more enlightened. So the Torah, in its wisdom asks of us not to consult the dead for our own good. However, the Jewish tradition is full of accounts when contact between the living and the deceased are made … Many of the Chassidic masters would have ongoing conversations with their teachers AFTER they had already passed away including the late Lubavitcher Rebbe (Schneerson) when visiting his father in law’s grave.” Rabbi Michael EzrNecromencya Ozair. That is simply called Necromency!

Any person with some sort of brain will be laughing madly having read such a statement of total confusion, for this rabbi who supposed to be wise, is so confused and he obviously does not understand what the true Elohim, blessed be He, has taught us, which is so very clear!

What does the Torah say about consulting the dead?

I just wish to repeat a very important fact!

“And the soul that turneth unto the ghosts, and unto the familiar spirits, to go astray after them, I will even set My face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people”. Vayikra - Leviticus 20:6. (JPS).

“Moshe My servant is dead (); now therefore arise, go over this Jordan“ (Said YHVH Elohim, Blessed be His Sanctified Name!) Yahushua - Joshua 1: 2a (JPS).

I have  been using verses from the Tanakh from the “Jewish Publication Society” version of the Torah/Tanakh, but I have constantly altered them, including the actual Names as shown in the ancient scroll’s I have read in Yerushalayim!

“When thou art come into the land which The LORD thy God (God was originally the name of a pagan Deity including Baal-Gad) giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one that useth divination, a soothsayer, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer, or a charmer, or one that consulted a ghost or a familiar spirit, or a necromancer. For whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto the LORD; and because of these abominations the LORD thy God is driving them out from before thee. Thou shalt be whole-hearted with the LORD thy God”. Davarim - Deuteronomy 18:9-13 (JPS).

Yeshayahu - Isaiah Clearly Told Us:

“And when they shall say unto you: ‘Seek unto the ghosts and the familiar spirits, that chirp and that mutter; should not a people seek unto their God? on behalf of the living unto the dead, for instruction and for testimony?'--Surely they will speak according to this word, wherein there is no light”. Yeshayahu - Isaiah 8:19-20.

But still Jews are Praying to the Dead

With Rabbi Moshe Ben-Chaim of Mesora.org

The item below came from a ‘Question and Answer’ section of Mesora.org, and the famous Rabbi Moshe Ben-Chaim who responds to the last of a series of questions by a follower of the “Chabad-Lubavitch Movement”.

There is no excuse for your blatant Torah violation, as you entice Jews to violate idolatry, the prohibition of ‘consulting the dead.’ It is essential that others condemn the views of such factions who freely malign G-d’s Torah and cause Jews to violate not merely small sins, but sins that G-d refers to as A‘bominations.

Question by Ariel to Rabbi Ben-Chaim:

“By the grace of Elohim. Shalom u’Brocha! Perhaps you have no obligation to believe the Lubavitcher Rebbe or the Besht were prophets, but those who witnessed their prophecies and miracles have such an obligation. Brocha ve’hatzlocha!” Ariel.

First off, let me offer you a sampling of reality regarding the Rebbe: a close friend went to the Rebbe and asked him a question about the condition of her sick relative. The Rebbe told her that her relative would live, but she died. The Rebbe was wrong. All humans are bereft of absolute knowledge and of future events.

Furthermore (Ariel), to suggest the Rebbe, or ‘the Besht’ or anyone is a prophet, never having produced the Torah’s required proofs of prophecy; you display a severe lack of adherence to the Torah, which destroys Torah. For you will most certainly follow your self-proclamation of their prophecy with the view that ‘all they said is Torah.’ Suggesting man is infallible and is always speaking ‘prophetic truths’ leads many astray. These men were never proven as prophets, so your claim exposes you as a very poor judge of Torah principles. Based on G-d’s words, we do not accept what an unproven prophet speaks, lest he mislead Jews from G-d. So until a man produces the phenomenon required by Torah to be a prophet, he is not considered one. You seem to be living in a fantasy world, simply to maintain your idols as leaders of ‘holy’ status. Be mindful: when Moses died, the Jews accepted his death. They did not say he was returning. So why do you place your Rebbe higher than Moses?

I visited your website ‘www.kingmessiah.com’ (no longer online) where under a picture of the most recent Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, you write, “The Lubavitcher Rebbe - King Messiah may he live for ever.” (see picture below). You feel the Rebbe is the Moshiach, but he never satisfied any requirements that he might be considered the messiah. Your credibility as a voice of Torah is thereby completely stripped from you. But the most disgusting element of your website is where you encourage others to violate a Torah prohibition of consulting the dead, where you write, “Write to the Rebbe and Behold Miracles.” You openly tell Jews they may consult the dead, and that they will receive miracles. You do not practice Judaism, but idolatry. We just celebrated our liberation from the idolatrous, Egyptian culture (Pesach), but you intend to return the Jews to the Egyptians’ primitivism.

Dr. Rabbi Ben-Avraham Concludes:

Please read; “Who is our Creator” (Link at the bottom) How we commenced to use a pagan name instead of or Creator’s actual ‘attribute’, blessed be he, it is not his name, but it is the name of an evil pagan deity! It will be fully explained in the study mentioned!

Yet Lubavitchers still Claim:

The Lubavitcher Rebbe – is the “King Messiah may he live for ever.”

As seen on ‘the website www.kingmessiah.com’

In contrast, to the errors of the Lubavitchers, what does Elohim, tell us?

“There shall not be found among you any one that …that uses divination, a soothsayer, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer, or a charmer, or one that consulteth a ghost or a familiar spirit, or a necromancer. For whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto the LORD; and because of these abominations the LORD thy God is driving them out from before thee”. Davarim - Deuteronomy 18:10-12. (JPS).

Elohim also says, “do not lie” (Vayikra - Leviticus: 19:11) but if you violate this too, and lie by telling others they can talk to the dead. Not only can the dead not hear our words, they cannot do anything. They know nothing, as King Solomon said, “for the dead know nothing.” (Qoheleth - Ecclesiastes: 9:5)

This is why our beloved Elohim, blessed be He, prohibited this action, for it is useless, false, and breeds hope in that which cannot be. These evil and false views of speaking and praying to the dead will cause many to become distressed.

You (Ariel) suggest that a minority, which claims to have seen a miracle, may be believed, such as with regards to the Rebbe or the so called ‘Besht’. If so, may I believe anyone today who says he saw someone perform a miracle? Perhaps someone today, I will claim, outperformed the supposed miracles of the olcculticBesht’ or your Rebbe. Thus according to your view, you must allow me to believe this new miracle worker has surpassed the ‘Besht’ also you are attempting to make me believe that your pagan rabbi was holy. Or as so many say this new miracle worker, claim your occult Kabalistic rebbe even outperformed “Moshe Rabbeinu”.

OK, so many in the Lubavitch Movement seem have brains made up of pudding’s and are not even able to comprehend the beloved Word of their Creator, for due to the cursed priests and rabbis, you would not comprehend anything Elohim, blessed be He, said, for sadly you are so involved in a false stuper but you will defend your position that that this man was a far better prophet and greater than even than “Moshe Rabbeinuforthat is what you have been doing and that shame will be on your back forever! But you are following just another one of the many fake rebbe’s who said I am the Moshiach, and of course now they are still dead, and they will never be with our beloved Creator, and neither will you, unless you will return to the to the true faith, get out of that man made Rabbinic Judaisimn” and return to Being one of the true  - “The Hebrews”, and the we will have true faith!

You need to know that there is a quite a list of moshiach’s over the centuries, all proved to be fasle just like Schneerson and you my boy have sadly fallen for one them I regret to say that according the Word of Elohim, blessed be He, you are just another patsy to who will end up lost and will never (sadly) be with Elohim, blessed be He. You have fallen in just another nut case movement and I feel so sorry for you, for you are lost according the Tanakh and you are lost by your own words! You are following your devotion to man who has sadly passed away, and he also is lost forever! The truth is that you feel that your man who was just a rabbi which countless Kabbalistic fake stories does not contain a devotion to truth or Torah. As a Rabbi said, you are attracted to a “man”, certainly not the beloved Almighty, and he is so right!

Elohim, blessed be He, created the event of Har Sinai’ (Mt. Sinai), in the eyes of ALL Hebrews, thus there was a ‘mass of witnesses’ be the singular proof of His Will and selection of the Hebrews, and no others. But your opinion negates the need for any of this mass event of Sinai, as you suggest, one may believe miracles, even with few “witnesses”.

In addition to the above, these Lubavitchers have also been physically handing out small yellow cards around the world, including Yisroel, and these Lubavitchers have placed on one side of this card an image of the late rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson and directly under his photograph is the following message regarding this dead man … “This is the God Mashiach. This card is shown below, and considering that this Chabad-Lubavitcher movement have actually claimed him to be “God” and that with his image placed directly if you so not consider this to be Blasphemy then you are obvious guilty of blasphemy, and we all know the punishment for that most evil of sins!

The Torah is very clear on this point:

“Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image, nor any manner of likeness, of any thing that is in heaven above …” Shemot - Exodus 20:3. (JPS).

What is the Torah’s position? It is this, we must deny all stories of this rabbi’s miracles and follow what G-d intended through His miracles at Sinai: we are to follow only that which is …

comprehensively proven in front of masses”.

This is the story the pagan Baal-G-d wishes all mankind to follow, and to be all other impostors. Only when the occult take over their puddinghead flock they are completely lost in whatever they say, no matter what lies they tell, with some godly things to with it, we have heard it all before. But when fabrication and ignorance tend to enter a good but a false story.

Regarding Sinai, all possibilities have been removed: fabrication is refuted, as masses cannot all share one common motive to lie. Ignorance is refuted, as the event was simple in nature: all know what fire is, and what mountains are. Thus, regarding Mount Sinai’s fiery revelation, there is no possibility that this event was false. It must have occurred. But regarding other stories of reported miracles, if there are no masses, we know that the story may have been fabricated. This applies to your stories of this so called “Rebbe” and “Besht” performing miracles. G-d does not demand that we accept any story some religious Jew reports, be he a rabbi or less for there were no large number of witnesses, only the odd devotee, and they would believe anything, as they saw this man as some sort of god!

There is no excuse for a rabbi’s blatant Torah violation, as they entice Jews to enter into idolatry, for as we have learned that there is a strict prohibition of “consulting the dead.” It is essential that others condemn the views of such factions who freely malign Elohim’s Torah and cause Hebrews to violate not merely small sins, but sins that Elohim refers to as “abominations”.

Our Creator is clear about those that pray to the dead, or asks the dead for favours, etc, for tragically it has become a custom of many within Judaism, and as the Torah and other verses in the Tanakh clearly states; “Anyone who does these things is detestable to ” blessed be His Sanctified Name.

I am well aware that this study was not an easy one to read, and for me it was a very tough one to write, but sadly it needed to be shared, for our beloved Synagogues are being invaded by rabbis from that erroneous group the “Chabad-Lubavitch Movement.”

Just for interest, one evening I attended a “Torah” study at one of the Chabad-Lubavitcher’s rabbi’s homes, and he taught something that was nothing short of utter rubbish and a complete lie! He came out with what I know is their Kabalistic come sorcery belief, for that is where it came from, that Jochebed was unable to place the reed basket with her beloved baby un-named son in it in the water, for this rabbi believed that the pagan daughter of the Pharaoh was really a believer and Somehow Jochebed knew this and  she had to wait until the Princess had entered the water so that she would purify the river for that Chabad lot believed that she was believer in  God, yes most likely in that pagan one! All very nice, thus did she plan the time, or was it a coincidence that the Princess happened to be bathing location, which would have been some been quite a long space away? Remember the Nile was a part if the Egyptian God’s and that is why  Elohim, blessed be His Sanctified Name, turned the Nile and all water into blood, during the 10 plaques! This rabbi claimed, like so many sorcerer’s and Zohar’s and Kabbalist’s claim that this the sister of Pharoah” was a believer in the Elohim of Israel. Thus these Lubavitchers are actually rewriting our beloved Torah, for it does not add up with what is written in Shemos does it? That kind of rubbish can be expected from these Occultic Lubavitchers who operate as “Chabad House”, etc. If you go to one of these Chabad run Shul’s, 1. pray for their removal, 2. or be wise and go to another Shul. For otherwise you I am so sad to say you will end up a lost soul!

For our Elohim, blessed be He, demands that we live within His Torah, and this is impossible if we are led by rabbis who practices and teaches lies and necromancy and other kinds of evil!

The Chabad-Lubavitcher’s Movement ARE VERY BIG IN NECROMANCY. Thus Beware!

Dr. Rabbi Reuven Ben-Avraham. D.Litt., Ph.D., D.H.L., D.H.S., D.J.S.









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