Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quote of the Day

“Judaism does not believe that we are made better by forgetting our own capacity for wrong. Gossip that wounds others, cruel speech, theft, callousness — these are daily transgressions; ignoring the hurt they cause does not make us uninhibited, just … Continue reading

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Upcoming Course: Messianic Jewish Spirituality

For those who might be interested, I will be teaching an upcoming Foundation Course on Messianic Jewish Spirituality for MJTI this Fall. Using the Siddur and the introductory works of Abraham Joshua Heschel and Paul Philip Levertoff, the course will … Continue reading

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Update from Berlin

Today concluded four days of business meetings for the International Messianic Jewish Alliance (IMJA) in Berlin, Germany. It was wonderful to connect with friends, reconnect with old ones, and make many new friends. It was also truly interesting to listen … Continue reading

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Laughing in the Darkness

Last night Monique and I, and another couple from our shul, went to go see the film Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness, written, produced, and directed by award-winning filmmaker Joseph Dorman. The film is being shown in select theaters throughout … Continue reading

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Book Review: 1776

I just finished reading David McCullough’s national best-selling book, 1776 (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006). Let me just say I could not put it down. Although it is a book of history, it reads more as a novel. McCullough is … Continue reading

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