Monthly Archives: November 2013

More than a ‘Jingle’: A Response to Wolpe

Last week, international media erupted in a condemnation of Messianic Jews. The cause of the uproar was the decision of a Messianic group in Texas to invite former President George W. Bush to speak at their annual fundraiser. The Jewish … Continue reading

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Bush, Wolpe and Criticism of Messianic Jews

Last week a media firestorm erupted over the decision of the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (not to be confused with MJTI), to invite former President George W. Bush to speak at their annual fundraiser. Although I actually agree with much … Continue reading

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Divine Messengers: Luke 5:1-11

This week’s Torah portion, Vayishlach, begins with the words, vayishlach Ya’akov malachim – and Jacob sent messengers ahead of him (Gen. 32:4). These messengers (or angels, as it can also be translated) were sent out ahead of Jacob in preparation for his … Continue reading

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Choosing to be God Conscious

Parashat Toldot What does this week’s Torah portion teach us about personal choices? “Esau said to Jacob, ‘Pour some of that red stuff for me now, for I am exhausted. Jacob said, ‘Sell, as this day, your birthright to me.’ … Continue reading

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