Monthly Archives: July 2014

Remebering Rabbi Betzalel (Barry) Budoff

This past Friday night the Messianic Jewish movement lost another one of its great leaders. Rabbi Betzalel (Barry) Budoff served as the rabbi of Ahavat Zion Synagogue (AZS) in Beverly Hills (where I now serve as the rabbi) from 1980-1991. … Continue reading

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My First Review!

My friend and colleague, Rabbi Derek Leman, just posted a review of my new book … and a very gracious one, at that.┬áRabbi Leman writes: The commentary is short and readable, with references to larger, more in-depth works by Richard … Continue reading

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Book Announcement

Just in time for the Summer conferences … My new book, a commentary on the Epistle of Jude, has just been published under the title, “Jude: On Faith and the Destructive Influence of Heresy” by Lederer/Messianic Jewish Publishers (right up … Continue reading

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AZS Celebrates 40 Years

This post is LONG overdue … This past February, the congregation where I serve as the Senior Rabbi, Ahavat Zion Messianic Synagogue in Beverly Hills, CA, celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special gala dinner featuring special guests, joyous music … Continue reading

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