Monthly Archives: June 2007

Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 5

This is the fifth part of a series summarizing and discussing a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered at the 2003 Hashivenu Forum. In Part 1, I have a link to the original paper. I recommend you read Parts 1-4 … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 4

If you haven’t read parts 1-3, you should. Thanks to Benjamin for the insightful and passionate comment. He basically said that: (a) there is no Biblical Judaism that omits rabbinic tradition since you can’t keep Torah without tradition, yet (b) … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 3

This is the third in a series on a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered at the Hashivenu Forum. If you will read Part 1, you can find at the beginning a link to Dr. Kinzer’s original paper. I am … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 2

This is the second installment in a series summarizing and discussing a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered at the 2003 Hashivenu Forum. If you will read Part 1, you will find a link to the original paper. I am … Continue reading

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A Clarification/Retraction Concerning Carl Kinbar

Just a brief note. Carl Kinbar wrote an email to me last week which I posted as “Carl Kinbar on Gentiles, Torah, and History.” I then proceeded to incorrectly interpret one of Carl’s points and caused some confusion. Carl does … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 1

This will be a series of articles summarizing a paper written by Dr. Mark Kinzer for the 2003 Hashivenu Leadership Forum. You can read the full paper here: http://www.hashivenu.org/papers/2003_Jewish_Tradition_Kinzer.pdf Before I get to the first part of Dr. Kinzer’s paper, … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Ps 67, Israel, and the Nations

As Shabbat approaches, I hope you have holy plans for the weekend. If you are a non-Jew, then may your worship be a blessing. If you are Jewish, then I charge you not to lay aside the mitzvah of lighting … Continue reading

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