The Origins of Pesach /
Passover study is completed below.
Pagan Origins of Yom HaKippurim
/ Origins of Day of Atonements study completed below.
This section is going through a
major reconstrution, due to new understandings and research.
Please be patient while studies are restructured and launched.
The Origins of Pesach, origins of Passover
study takes a look at the biblical passages and the
clues that are represented, showing different traditions than what is
by post-exilic Israel, Jewish scribal traditions and Rabbinic Judaism..
It also shows an ancient Amorite / Canaanite Zukru festival to Dagan,
that is very similar to Pesach / Passover. This study also documents
sacrifice of the firstborn connections, the Samaritan Passover traditions
and the Islamic Eid al-Adha feast, showing the pre-Islamic pastoral
roots of this sacrifice.
This study shows the origins of the Jewish holy day
of Yom HaKippurim / Yom Kippur.
From the kuppuru ritual of the Akitu festival of ancient Assyria and
to the Rabbinic applications of fasting for mourning the destruction
of the temple,
to the goat for Azazel and the Midianite / Kenite / Arabian connection
pre-Islamic mother goddess of Al Uzza / Al Lat.