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Weekly Spiritual Insights

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Can God Create Another God?

11.26.2020 - (Torah portion Vayeitzei) - Biblical names that include God’s name indicate how something is associated with God, and not that it is God.

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Do Jews Believe in Heaven and Hell?

11.19.2020- (Torah portion Toldos) - Why do many Jews focus on good deeds and action but don’t talk about heaven and hell

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How To Ensure A Meaningful Legacy

11.12.2020 - (Torah portion Chayei Sarah) - Why does Genesis 24 use two different words to describe Rivkah? The answer is simple.

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Unlocking The Mystery of Circumcision

11/5/2020 - (Torah portion Vayera) - It is shocking that Christianity discarded circumcision, especially since the first Jewish Christians practice...

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I Was Offended When He Said I Would Go To Hell

10.20.2020 - (Torah portion Lech Lecha) - Both faith and deeds play a part in being righteous in God’s eyes

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What Can Skeptics and Believers Learn From Noah?

10.22.2020 - (Torah portion Noah) - The Noahide covenant is a powerful refutation to other religions that claim that their way is the “only way” to...

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God is One, Not Two

10.15.2020 - (Torah portion Bereishis) - God is not a plurality because God’s essence transcends the limitations of time and space.

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Rejoicing With A Double-Edged Sword

10.08.2020 - (Simchas Torah) - Zechariah 12:10-12 describes the great mourning which will take place over Jews who died as martyrs

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Yom Kippur Should Not be Boring

09.24.2020 - (Yom Kippur) - No matter what mistakes we made during the year, our heartful cry is accepted by God

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How To Experience A Revelation Of God

9.3.2020 - (Torah portion Ki Tavo) - We have all experienced a Godly revelation; we only need to recognize it

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Myth Busting the Virgin Birth

8.27.2020 - (Torah portion Ki Teitzei) - The “miraculous” virgin birth of Jesus was borrowed from ancient pagan myths and not from the Torah.

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The Day I Refused A Bribe

8.20.2020 - (Torah portion Shoftim) - Promises of spiritual reward are a form of bribery that can blind the ability to make an informed decision.

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I Challenged The Preacher’s Hateful Speech

08.13.2020 - (Torah portion Re’eh) - One student started crying when she heard his hateful words. She begged me to defend Judaism.

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Crying, She Asked If God Hears The Prayer Of Jews

08.06.2020 - (Torah portion Eikev) - God hears our prayers because God is merciful

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How to Turn Sadness to Joy

07.31.2020- (Torah portion Va’etchanan) - The moment the Temple was destroyed the potential for the messianic redemption was “born.”

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Kosher Guardians Of The Universe

7/17/2020 - Torah portion of Matot-Massei- We can help someone attracted to another religion return to Judaism by presenting Judaism in a warm, s...

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Wise Women Who Spoke Out Against Injustice

7.10.2020 - (Torah portion of Pinchas) - Although the victory for the daughters of Tzelafcha appears to strengthen the missionary’s argument, it ac...

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The Missionary was Shocked When I Walked on Water

06.26.2020 - Torah portion of Korach -Judaism believes in miracles, but we do not rely on them to prove that someone is the messiah.

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A Large Crowd Surrounded and Closed in on Me

6.18.2020 - Torah portion Shelach -One missionary demanded that I give a more definitive proof that words can achieve forgiveness

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My Encounter with Bob Marley and the Riots

06.04.2020 - Torah portion Naso - The lesson of a Nazir, with his self-control, applies to all humanity.

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Stop the Slander Against the Jewish People

528.2020 - Shavuos - While Jews are celebrating, unscrupulous missionaries are spreading a damaging conspiracy theory against Jews and Judaism.

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The Israeli Missionary Tried to Mislead Me

5.21.2020 - Torah portion Bamidbar - The idolatry issue is so damaging to the messianic argument that missionaries avoid mentioning it.

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She Cried When He Screamed, “You’re Not a Jew Anymore”

5.15.2020 - Torah Reading Behar-Bechukosai - If a Jew is intrinsically Jewish, can they ever lose this status?

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She Went to Pray and Ended Up Crying

5.1.2020 - (Torah portion Acharei Mos) -The statement shook her to her core and put her on a path of reexamination.

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His Decision Was Driven By Compassion

4.24.2020 - (Torah portion Tazria-Metzora) - Kohanim are predisposed to love and kindness because they inherited it from Aaron...

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The Jewish Soldier Who Refused to Kneel to The Pope

4.14.2020 - (Torah portion Shemini) - When Pope Pius the 12th entered the room, everyone kneeled to greet him. Everyone except my father.

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Sacrifices That Remove Pain and Bring Healing

4.2.2020 - (Torah portion Tzav) - With prophetic inspiration, Hosea instructed Jews to offer prayers in place of sacrifices.

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COVID19 and the Reconciling of Distance and Closeness

3.26.2020 - (Torah portion Vayikra) - In these times of “distancing,” it is noteworthy that the word Vayikra can also mean “to come close” to God.

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He Told Me I Was Blind

3.20.2020 - (Torah portion Yayahel-Pekudei) - The accusation that Jews are blind is based on a mistranslation of several verses...

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Purim’s Jewish Response to Coronavirus

3.10.2020 - (Torah portion Ki Tisa) - In addition to medical advice, our sages recommend spiritual protective measures

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