Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Strange Set of Priorities

Parashat Vayyera Why does Abraham argue with God over the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, but not over abandoning Hagar and Ishmael, or over killing his own son, Isaac? In Parashat Vayyera, Abraham betrays a strange set of personal priorities. … Continue reading

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Course Announcement: Genocide, Jews and Justice

Monique Brumbach will be teaching a special six-week Foundation Course for the Messianic Jewish Theological Institute, titled: Genocide, Jews and Justice.  The course will examine select human rights abuses in modern times, and explore our mandate to serve as a … Continue reading

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A Divine Encounter

  Shabbat Sukkot This Shabbat falls during the festival of Sukkot (the Feast of Tabernacles). As such, we drift away from the normal weekly Torah reading cycle and read passages specifically for the holiday. Tomorrow’s special readings (Exodus 33:12-34:26 and … Continue reading

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