BJC Denounces Deceptive Proselytizing

February 6, 2014 BY Marc Shapiro Arthur Abramson (Marc Shapiro) The Baltimore Jewish Council passed a policy statement at its Jan. 30 meeting condemning deceptive proselytizing. “For centuries, attempts have been made to convert the Jewish people to Christianity, and the Jewish community has always resisted these attempts,” the statement said. “In that vein, it [Read More]

Why the Palestinians Refuse to Recognize Israel as a Jewish State

by Ali Salim February 3, 2014 at 5:00 am The core of the problem is that Palestinian recognition of Israel as the state of the Jewish People would not only end the dream of the return to Palestine, but also of the destruction of Israel currently being implemented through the incitement and terrorist campaign [Read More]

Latkes With A Side of The Lord

December 12, 2013 BY Marc Shapiro Hebrew Christian groups giving out latkes and sufganiyot to lure Jewish students to their faith Messianic Jews, also known as Hebrew Christians, hand out latkes and sufganiyot at the University of Maryland, College Park. University of Maryland, College Park students received unexpected Chanukah presents this year in the form [Read More]

Opinion: A spit of death

I am sickened to hear the recent reports from Israel concerning eight-year-old Naama Margolese who is afraid to go to school because “orthodox” extremists spat on her and called her a whore for dressing “immodestly.” In addition to violating the biblical commandment of Ahavas Israel, and Maimonides warning against extremism, this fanatical behavior can have [Read More]