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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 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]

Anti-Semitism: The Persecution of God and His Chosen People.

Anti-Semitism: The Persecution of God and His Chosen People A Critical Book Review by Gerald Sigal Anti-Semitism: The Persecution of God and His Chosen People. By Steffi Rubin. San Rafael: Jews for Jesus, 1977. Duplicity and sanctimonious rhetoric have long been the staples of Christian missionaries who seek to convert Jews. This booklet, by Steffi Ruben, one [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]

Are people who join cults weak?

 Stressful circumstances such as school problems, loss of a romantic relationship, confusion over career goals, financial pressure, disillusionment, etc. can cause sudden vulnerability. Needy people are not as discerning as they might ordinarily be, and are easy prey for a deceptive, alluring recruiter.