It has been one year since my mother, Fayga bas Tzvi Hirsch, passed away and we commemorate her first Yahrzeit on January 6, 2019, the 29th of Teves. In her honor, I would like to share some thoughts about the mission of the soul and what happens after a person passes away. What is the [Read More]
When a “rabbi” who preaches Jesus as the messiah, offered prayers to honor the victims of the Pittsburg synagogue he outraged the Jewish community. Most disturbing is the revelation that it was a Jewish congressional nominee who invited Messianic Rabbi Loren Jacobs to offer the offensive prayers.
Nominee Lena Epstein justified her decision in the name of “embracing our religious differences.” How ironic, since Messianic Jews confuse and distort religious differences. Messianic leader Jacobs, said his prayer while wearing a traditional Jewish prayer shawl know as a “tallit” but without his head covered with a Yarmulke – the Jewish sign of reverence for God.
For many years my wife and I struggled financially. Sometimes we didn’t have enough money to buy groceries. We could have become depressed, or resentful of others who had more than us. However, we survived these challenges with the help of the ancient wisdom of Judaism. Our situation was not unique. Today the cost [Read More]
The funeral of “America’s Pastor,” the Reverend Billy Graham, has been described as a continuation of the decades of his evangelical preaching. In his eulogy, son and successor, Franklin Graham restated his father’s message that “Jesus is the only way” to God. His message included a call to “repentance and salvation” saying that there was [Read More]
This year we celebrate the festival of Purim on March 1st. The story is recounted in the biblical book of Esther and has lessons which are relevant today, several thousand years later.
In this post about spiritual insights, we will unravel an ancient Jewish wisdom. What is this ancient Jewish wisdom? Read on to find out.
This source sheet is part of a 4-week course that explores Jewish Spiritual Insights. Today’s topic is Divine Providence – Experience The Divine in Your Life.
This source sheet is part of a 4-week course that explores Jewish Spiritual Insights. Today’s topic is Discover your Inner Voice
When someone attacks the messenger instead of the message it is indeed a sad thing. I was upset and passionate about the presence of Jews for Jesus, Messianic Jews—also known as Hebrew Christians— and other missionaries at the Celebrate Israel Festival.
We also know that actions speak louder than words. If we campaign daily to do a good deed for someone and ask the person to pay it forward, we can turn the tide of a society that has become selfish and angry to one of loving kindness. This is what tikkun olam, repair of the world, is about.