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“Kosher Jesus” – A Book Review

In his new, highly controversial book, Kosher Jesus, Shmuley Boteach sets the stage by describing the strong overtures of Christian love towards Israel and the Jewish people.  Boteach views this development as a positive step in the Jewish – Christian relationship; however, Boteach points out, there is still a sticking point between Jews and Christians, and [Read More]

5 Surprising Facts About Judaism

Including you don’t need to be Jewish to get to Heaven.

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 world1. God didn’t put the delights of this world here to tease us. Enjoy that hot fudge sundae, but do it mindfully, like a connoisseur, [Read More]

A Tale of Two Mountains

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]

Any Messianic Visions in your neighborhood?

Messianic Visions, a 13 million dollar a year missionary group targeting Jews for conversion, continues to expand their reach into the Jewish community. Their recent purchase of a multi-million dollar media and mentoring center in Charlotte, North Carolina, means that they will be relocating their headquarters from Brunswick, GA to Charlotte. As Sid Roth, the [Read More]