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Another Step Towards Messianic Women Rabbis

I just returned from Hartford, Connecticut where I attended three days of annual business meetings for the Messianic Jewish Rabbinical Council (MJRC). As in years past, this year’s meetings introduced further discussions and decisions on matters of great importance to … Continue reading

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Announcing … Another Rabbi!

Last week at the mid-year UMJC leaders retreat in Nashville, TN, my friend and colleague, Nathan Joiner, received rabbinic ordination. I had the honor of being one of the rabbis (pictured above) to lay hands on Rabbi Joiner to grant … Continue reading

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Is this ‘Judaism Lite’?

Tonight I went to a lecture with Rabbi Avi Weiss at the historic 6th & I synagogue in downtown Washington, DC. Rabbi Weiss has been named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America. He is … Continue reading

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Meeting of the Minds

I’m writing this blog while sitting in the annual meetings for the Messianic Jewish Rabbinical Council (MJRC). We are discussing some really exciting and important topics. The MJRC “consists of a group of ordained Messianic Jewish Rabbis and associated leaders … Continue reading

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Are We Kosher?

My friend and colleague, Rabbi Dr. Michael Schiffman, has raised an important discussion on his blog concerning the use of the title “rabbi” within the Messianic Jewish Movement, and whether or not those who use the title are ‘kosher.’ This … Continue reading

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A Thought about Halachah

If Messianic Judaism claims to be a Judaism within the wider Jewish Community, than it behooves us to consider the place of halachah in our midst. Messianic Judaism is more than just a form of “Biblical Judaism.” To make such a … Continue reading

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A Rabbinical … What?

Earlier this week I had the privilege of attending the annual meetings for the Messianic Jewish Rabbinical Council (MJRC), held this year in Hartford, CT. The MJRC consists of a group of ordained Rabbis and associates who endeavor to promote … Continue reading

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