History: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1929 – 1968 #MLK

Shalom, everyone! We remember the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was the "Moses" of our time. Through his selfless service and sacrifice, we enjoy freedoms today that were unthinkable only 50+ years ago. Though we have come a long way since the Civil Rights era, we still have a far way … Continue reading History: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1929 – 1968 #MLK

Holidays: August Mawnin’ – August 1st – Emancipation Day

Shalom, everyone! The holiday of August Mawnin' or Emancipation Day is celebrated each year throughout the former colonies of the British West Indies (English-speaking Caribbean) on the 1st of August on the Gregorian calendar. The holiday commemorates the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire as a result of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833, effective  August 1, 1834. … Continue reading Holidays: August Mawnin’ – August 1st – Emancipation Day

Holidays: Juneteenth – June 19th – A Day of Remembrance

Shalom, everyone! The holiday of Juneteenth, Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day is observed each year in the African-American community on the 19th day of June on the Gregorian calendar. The holiday commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas and the Confederate States of America. The word "Juneteenth" … Continue reading Holidays: Juneteenth – June 19th – A Day of Remembrance

Money: Biblical Measurements – Lengths, Weights, Liquid Measures, Dry Measures and Money

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the biblical measures for lengths, weights, liquid measures, dry measures and money used by the ancient Bnei Yisrael as recorded in the Holy Scriptures: Biblical Measurements Lengths Length Ancient Equivalent Imperial Equivalent Metric Equivalent Scriptural Reference Finger (Etsba) 0.73 inches 1.85 centimeters  Jeremiah 52.21 Handbreadth (Topah) 4 … Continue reading Money: Biblical Measurements – Lengths, Weights, Liquid Measures, Dry Measures and Money

Astronomy: The Sun and the Constellations of the Zodiac

Shalom, everyone! Genesis 1:14-16 gives the account of Day 4 of the Creation in which The Almighty divided the day from the night. He created two great lights, one with greater power than the other: The greater light, also known as the Sun, He created to rule the day; the lesser light, also known as … Continue reading Astronomy: The Sun and the Constellations of the Zodiac

Astronomy: The Moon and the Mo’edim

Shalom, everyone! Genesis 1:14-16 gives the account of Day 4 of the Creation in which The Almighty divided the day from the night. He created two great lights, one with greater power than the other: The greater light, also known as the Sun, He created to rule the day; the lesser light, also known as … Continue reading Astronomy: The Moon and the Mo’edim

Introduction: Welcome to the Bnei Yisrael Society!

Welcome to the official website for the Bnei Yisrael Society, an educational website created to facilitate the return of Bnei Yisrael of African descent to the path of a correct relationship with The Creator of the Universe through the Torah. The Bnei Yisrael are ALL of the following: Direct descendants of the twelve sons of … Continue reading Introduction: Welcome to the Bnei Yisrael Society!