Monthly Archives: October 2009

Quote of the Day: "Where have all the Men Gone?"

Balance. Something we are supposed to always have, yet often lack. Yinon is our understanding of Jewish life – progressive, yet traditional. Empowering, yet leading. This understanding also extends to the participation of men and women in Jewish ritual life. … Continue reading

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A Man of Mystery

When I was growing up, John the Immerser received very little attention. Of course people talked about him as being important because he was a cousin and forerunner of Yeshua, but otherwise his role was largely reduced to a small … Continue reading

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So what is Messianic Judaism’s Purpose?

The Messianic Jewish movement currently finds itself in the midst of a rabid identity crisis. From its inception, Messianic Judaism’s primary goal has been to be a home and way of life for Jewish followers of Yeshua. However, if we … Continue reading

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So what’s our Purpose?

The Messianic Jewish movement currently finds itself in the midst of a rabid identity crisis. From its inception, Messianic Judaism’s primary goal has been to be a home and way of life for Jewish followers of Yeshua. However, if we … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

I do not claim that everything I say fits all synagogues equally. My charges are both specific and general. As to the specific, I make many particular claims here: that synagogues lack good spiritual leadership; that they do not use … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Rabbi Shlomo Carelbach used to say that if he met a person who said “I’m a Catholic” he knew he was a Catholic. If he met a person who said “I’m a Protestant” he knew he was a Protestant. If … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

The reason the world is still waiting for the Messiah is that most people don’t actually want one. – Alex Witchel, New York Times Journalist

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Drumroll Please . . .

As of today, we’re officially launching our brainchild. It’s been our plan since moving from Los Angeles to cultivate the fertile soil of “Yinon the blog” into Yinon … the living, breathing, DC-area spiritual community. Et voila!Here’s a brief primer: … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

The reason we seem to be talking past one another is an inverse view of our values. Christian values focus on Beliefs, then Belonging, and finally Behavior. You first want to make sure you believe the same things and go … Continue reading

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