Written by Rick Hellman, Editor Friday, 31 July 2009 12:00 Even if he weren’t one of Hollywood’s top comic writers, David N. Weiss’ story would be compelling. David N. Weiss Weiss was born Jewish and had a Bar Mitzvah, but converted to Christianity after high school and worked in the world of Christian entertainment and [Read More]
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Kosher Jesus book review. Shmuley Boteach sets the stage by describing the strong overtures of Christian love towards Israel and the Jewish people.
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]
In this post, Rabbi YY Jacobson, tells us about the tale of two mountains. Read on to find out what is the story behind the two mountains.
One of the most obvious perceived contradictions between Torah and science is the age of the universe. Is there a way to reconcile these two views?
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 [Read More]
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]
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]
On the contrary, cultists are bright, idealistic, caring individuals. They get “hooked” because they believe they will be doing important work for the betterment of mankind. Nobody joins a cult; they join a cause! Intelligent people also have needs, frustrations and disillusionment. It is more a matter of feelings than intelligence. If people always dealt [Read More]
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.