1. We are meant to savor the pleasures of the world: The Jerusalem Talmud says that God will take us to task for not partaking in permissible pleasures of this world ((Kiddushin, 4:12)). God didn’t put the delights of this world here to tease us. Enjoy that hot fudge sundae, but do it mindfully, like [Read More]
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Our oldest son informed us that he was dating a Christian girl. At the start, we reluctantly accepted the relationship, expecting that it would not last. After all, how could it? He attended Jewish day school through eighth grade, and continued his Jewish studies through high school. We were active in our synagogue, kept kosher [Read More]
The University Crisis A Tale of Two Mountains by: Rabbi YY Jacobson Children’s Wisdom A new teacher was trying to make use of her psychology courses. She started her class by saying, “Everyone who thinks he’s stupid, please stand up!” After a few seconds, little Johnny stood up. The teacher was surprised, but realized this [Read More]
“No one JOINS a Cult – they are RECRUITED” Most people assume that if someone gets caught up in a group or organization that appears “unhealthy” or “cult-like” they must have been weak or emotionally unstable and vulnerable to begin with. The reality is, that at any given moment, in any day, each one of [Read More]
Read David’s story as to why he moved from Christianity to Judaism, why he felt more connected to Judaism rather than Christianity.
In this post, we go through Isaiah 53 verse by verse to understand its true meaning.
In this post we will read about Maimonides, the laws pertaining to the Messiah and find out what really are the laws. Read on to find out.
With one in four residents in the borough identifying as Jewish, competing religious institutions are setting up shop
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]
What is known as double-edged evangelical embrace? Find out in this interesting post that tells us what is the true nature of this embrace?