Monthly Archives: June 2013

Levertoff Video Series

Paul Philip Levertoff was one of the most influential Jewish believers of the last century, and yet most people nowadays are completely unfamiliar with him and his work (see video #1). Last year, over the course of several months, I … Continue reading

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17th of Tammuz and the “Three Weeks”

Today is the 17th of┬áTammuz, a┬áminor fast day within the Jewish community. The fast is observed from sun-up today until sundown tonight. The 17th of Tammuz marks the first breech of the walls of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70 … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Superman is Jewish

The Jewish Daily Forward had a great article this morning in honor of Superman’s 75th birthday offering 10 reasons why Superman is really Jewish. We’ve blogged before about the ‘Jewishness’ of superheroes and comic books, and of the creators behind … Continue reading

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The Everlasting Jew

I spent last weekend reading through a preview of Vine of David/FFOZ’s upcoming release, “The Everlasting Jew: Selected Writings of Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein.” The book will be available next week, on June 10th, but can be pre-ordered now. As many … Continue reading

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