Tag Archives: History

Dr. Louis Meyer Centennial Yahrzeit

Last month I had the honor of participating in a special centennial yahrzeit ceremony for Dr. Louis Meyer, which was held at his grave site at Mt. View Cemetery in Altadena, CA (another ceremony was also held earlier that day at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Intro to Messianic Judaism

A few weeks ago at the Hashivenu theological forum, I had the opportunity to pick up Dr. David Rudolph and Dr. Joel Willitts’ new book – hot off the press, Introduction to Messianic Judaism (Zondervan, 2013). This book is the … 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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Tongue of the Prophets

At the behest of my friend and colleague, Rabbi Dr. Stuart Dauermann, I finally read Tongue of the Prophets by Robert St. John. Let me tell you … I could not put it down, and even got Monique reading it. So … Continue reading

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