A TEXT OUT OF CONTEXT… IS JUST A PRETEXT Why Jews Cannot Accept the New Testament By Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz For centuries, Christians have asked why Jews don’t accept the authenticity of the New Testament. Let’s explore in depth one of the many reasons, namely contradictions and inconsistencies. Judaism believes that the Jewish Scriptures, often [Read More]
Where do we relate to the Jewish Community? How do I find ways to keep a connection to my traditions and my people? A New Path Your Journey Begins Here Kindness Respect Trust Faith Commitment Connection Perfection
Answer: Matthew–and only Matthew–tells us that a profound event occurred after Jesus gave up the ghost and rose to heaven. “Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama zabachthani? That is to [Read More]
Q: Is there any way a person can avoid getting involved in a cult? A: We hope so! The first and most important safeguard is to realize that anyone can end up in a cult. Momentary crisis situations make people vulnerable. When you acknowledge that it can happen to you, you will be more aware [Read More]
Our home is user friendly. We love to host visitors and guests. So it was a no-brainer to redo our backyard with a nice sitting patio. But the expense didn’t end there. Next was the patio furniture. With a tight budget we went searching online for those great deals everyone talks about. Then we saw [Read More]
Every school year Jews for Judaism receives numerous calls from concerned parents and professionals regarding the growing and alarming phenomenon of Jewish public school students being pursued by individuals and groups targeting them for conversion.
In this booklet, Rabbi Kravitz reviews many of the core Jewish beliefs about Sin Sacrifices and the process of atonement.
Content includes: Reaching Millennials with #SMARTalks A Missionary’s Journey to Judaism A Parent’s Cry for Help 2014 Gala Enlightens and Inspires
I have proudly attended Jewish/Israeli Festivals in Los Angeles for almost 30 years. What I witnessed this year was unprecedented. Dozens of missionaries descended on – or invaded – the Celebrate Israel Festival in ways that I never thought possible. Based on the number of complaints I received, three major groups disrupted the event for [Read More]
This fall, Jews for Judaism’s SMARTalks initiative was launched on the USC campus. The pilot event was a tremendous success, drawing more than 100 students and community leaders. Four renowned experts — publisher and columnist David Suissa, community activist Julie Bram, screenwriter David N. Weiss, and marketing and branding guru Sasha Strauss — gave concise [Read More]