Commandment #1 – “I Am HaShem!”

INSIGHT: First Things FirstTruly True!Exodus or Creation? Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #1 – “I Am HaShem!” “I am HaShem, your G-d, Who brought you out of the Land of Egypt!” “Yes!” answered Bnei Yisrael. HaShem commanded us to know and understand that He is the one and only G-d. It was He Who created the world […]

Commandment #2 – “No Other Gods!”

INSIGHT: Torah – The Magic 611“Yes, Yes. No, No” or “Yes, Yes, No, Yes”? Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #2 – “No Other Gods!” “Lo Yihiye Lecha Elohim Acheirim.” – “You shall have no other gods.” “No!” answered Bnei Yisrael. “We will not have any other gods!” Crash! Bang! The entire planet shook from the force of […]

Commandment #3 – Keep HaShem’s Name Holy!

INSIGHT: Avraham Did It First Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #3 – Keep HaShem’s Name Holy! Now came the voice from Moshe Rabbeinu, “Do Not Utter HaShem’s Name in Vain, for HaShem will not cleanse and forgive one who takes His name in vain.” CRASH! SHAKE! Suddenly, the world started to tremble! “What’s going on here?!” “It’s […]

Commandment #4 – “Honor Shabbos!”

INSIGHT: Hashem Needs a Rest?! Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #4 – “Honor Shabbos! “Honor the Day of Shabbos to make it Holy.” “Yes!” answered Bnei Yisrael. HaShem commanded us to make the 7th day of the week holy. This day is called Shabbos. The other 6 days of the week are for work, and Shabbos is […]

Commandment #5 – Honor Your Parents

INSIGHT: Honoring Parents is Honoring HaShem! Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #5 – Honor Your Parents HaShem promised, “Honor your father and your mother and you will be granted with long life!” “Yes!” answered Bnei Yisrael. It’s not always easy to honor your parents, but knowing how important it is to HaShem, makes this Mitzvah a bit […]

Commandment #6 – No Killing!

INSIGHT: # 6 – A Special Number and a Special Lesson Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #6 – No Killing! “Do not murder.” “No!” answered Bnei Yisrael. “We will not murder.” This important commandment is short and to the point. Two Hebrew words: Lo Tirtzach. Do not murder. It is absolutely forbidden to take someone’s life. Every […]

Commandment #7 – Family Purity

Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #7 – Family Purity “Do Not Commit Adultery.” “No!” answered Bnei Yisrael. “We will not commit adultery. We will never marry a married woman.” Another two important words: Lo Tinaf. Spouses are commanded to be loyal to one another and not marry someone who is already married. “Would you marry me?” “No […]

Commandment #8 – No Kidnapping!

INSIGHT: Kidnap or Adultnap? Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #8 – No Kidnapping! “Do Not Kidnap.” “No!” answered Bnei Yisrael. “We will not kidnap. Once again another two important words: Lo Tignov. The Hebrew words of this commandment, which mean, “Don’t steal,” refer to stealing people. It is forbidden to kidnap (not only kids, but also adults.) […]

Commandment #9 – No False Witnesses!

Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #9 – No False Witnesses! “Do Not Be a False Witness.” “No!” answered Bnei Yisrael. “We will not be a false witness.” We are not allowed to lie or give false testimony in a court case. Witnesses must be absolutely honest. They must always tell the whole truth and nothing but the […]

Commandment #10 – No Jealousy!

INSIGHT: Kosher Jealousy?!The Unbroken Chain Puzzle SHAZAK Commandment #10 – No Jealousy! “Do Not Be Jealous.” “No!” answered Bnei Yisrael. “We will not be jealous.” HaShem commands us not to be jealous of other people’s things. Wanting what other people have can lead to stealing and even fighting. We should be happy with what we […]