Monthly Archives: March 2010

For Christians: A Tip to Avoid Jew-Bashing

I had a great conversation today with a Christian pastor I respect and whose heart I know is in the right place. He had written a piece which in many ways was very fair in its description of Israel and … Continue reading

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Is the Cross Laughable?

I became aware yesterday of a site that parodies Christian theology and faith in general: mrdeity.com. It’s all great fun, I guess, if you have no fear of God. And the fact that I made that last statement qualifies me … Continue reading

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Passover: Hidden Meanings in the Haggadah

Reading Lawrence Hoffman’s historical commentary on the Haggadah in My People’s Passover Haggadah is always a joy. My People’s Passover Haggadah (MPPH) has commentary from many angles by different contributors: biblical, theological, midrashic, medieval commentators, modern haggadot, feminist, spirituality, and … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – The Temple Disputes, Part 2

In perhaps the most decisive event in Yeshua’s life he took on the leading institution of Jewish life and made a scene. Most historians studying the life of Yeshua are convinced the action of Yeshua in the Temple was a … Continue reading

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Two new J-BOMers

Just met two new bloggers hot on the J-BOM trail this morning: Justin Bond (he has five in-depth articles about the JPS Commentary!): http://messiahconnection.wordpress.com/ No name is given, but he/she is off and running (hmm, interesting name for a blog): … Continue reading

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Is Jerusalem Holy?

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. –Psalm 46:5 (4 in Chr Bibles). In the First Temple, the Presence was in the Holy of Holies, the fire-cloud above … Continue reading

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J-BOM, Other Stuff, and the Early Passover Seder

J-BOM stands for “Jewish Book of the Month Club.” It is a movement across more than a dozen Messianic Jewish blogs and including hundreds of readers all over the U.S. and abroad. J-BOM is about improving Jewish education grass roots … Continue reading

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Yeshua and Faith

A friend of mine (we’ve met face to face once in Jerusalem, he lives in Holland) is in a place I have been before. I once blogged about it and my terms were not as stark as his. But I … Continue reading

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Aaron Eby on Seven Biblical Goals for the Passover Seder

Sometimes someone takes a complicated thing and makes it simple (without losing its essence): http://ffoz.org/blogs/2010/03/7_biblical_goals_of_the_seder.html

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A Lighter Note: Passover and Constipation

At least once a day during Passover, drink prune juice instead of grape juice. Try some dried figs instead of matzah as snacks during Passover. Eat lots of vegetables, soup, and salad. Before Passover starts, make your own whole wheat … Continue reading

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