Monthly Archives: August 2018

AL-QIBLAH AND BE’ER ZAMZAM

Saadia’s Targum, Sefer Bereshit 24:62 וכאן אסחק קד גא פי מגיה מן אלביר אלתי ללחי אלנטאר והו מקים פי בלד אלקבלה. Wa kana Ishaq qad ja’a fi maji’ihi min al-bi’r allati lil-Hay Al-Nadhir wa huwa muqim fi balad Al-Qiblah. (“And … Continue reading

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Qurban Yahudi itu bernama AQEDA YITZHAQ

Rav Saadia Gaon in his Judeo-Arabic Targum on the Chamisha Chumshe Torah, Sefer Bereshit 12:9 תם רחל אברם כל מא מר רחל אלי אלקבלה Tsumma rachala Abram kulla ma marra rachala ila al-Qiblah “And Abram journeyed, going and journeying towards … Continue reading

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JERUSALEM AND MECCA: THE QURBAN OF ABRAHAM & THE HOLY TEMPLE

واذ ابتلى ابرهم ربه بكلمت فاتمهن قال اني جاعلك للناس اماما (البقرة 2:124). God said: “And remember that Abraham was tried Lord with certain commands which he fulfilled them. He said: I will make thee a Leader to the nations.” … Continue reading

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Interfaith Seminar: The End of Time and Common Ground between Brahmanic and Abrahamic Faiths on the Mahdawiyyat/ the Messianism (Mahdism)

Sabtu, 18 Agustus 2018 jam 07.30 – 10.30 baru saja berlangsung acara seminar Lintas Agama bertajuk “The End of Time and Common Ground between Brahmanic and Abrahamic Faiths on the Mahdawiyyat/ the Saviour.” Bersama saya, KH. Abdul Aziz – Pengasuh … Continue reading

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Membincang Kitab Suci dan Menakar Akar Bersama dalam Agama-agama (Common Ground)

שלום עליכם السلام عليكم Kajian “Membincang Kitab Suci dan Menakar Akar Bersama dalam Agama-agama (Common Ground).” Sabtu, 11 Agustus 2018 di Pondok Pesantren Al-Fawa, Jember – Jawa Timur. Dihadiri oleh komunitas beragam agama, dari berbagai kalangan, di antaranya para Kyai … Continue reading

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Targum Onkelos and Pirke de Rav Eliezer

Onkelos who is called Akilas in the Talmud, he converted to Judaism right before the Bar-Kochva revolt, and was a disciple of Rabbi Akiva ben Yosef (17 – 137 CE.), a Tannaitic generation of the latter part of 1st century … Continue reading

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HAJI DAN SUMUR ZAMZAM

שלום עליכם Quran menyebutkan ayat penting berkaitan dengan situs bukit Shafa dan situs bukit Marwah sebagai bagian dari situs suci pelaksanaan ibadah Haji, dan ini tentu saja terkait langsung dengan latar belakang adanya kemunculan sumur zamzam. Hal ini dapat dibaca … Continue reading

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