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Weekly Spiritual Insights

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I Was Attacked on Campus

2.21.2020 - (Torah portion Mishpatim) - Although some religions teach pacifism, Judaism encourages self-defense and does not require us to “turn t...

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Who Sent the Wagons to Yaacov?

12.17.18 - ( Torah portion Yayigash) - How did wagons provide a sign to Yaacov that Joseph was alive?

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Sacrifices, Salt and Spirituality

3.15.2019 - (Torah portion Yayikra) - Sacrifices and salt provide an eternal spiritual lesson for coming close to God...

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Purim, Sacrifices and Salvation

3.21.2019 - (Purim and portion Tzav) - I didn’t know much about sacrifices when a missionary shared the gospel with me...

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Kosher Taught me Self-Control, Humility, and Spirituality

3.29.2019 - (Torah portion of Shemini) - Kosher has challenges but the spiritual and moral benefits outweigh any difficulties...

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The Miraculous Birth

4.6.2019 - (Torah portion Tazria) _ Israeli born "One for Israel" missionaries Eitan and Moti, incorrectly claim...

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Finding Spirituality in An Empty Glass

4.11.2019 - (Passover) - Missionaries are in denial of the positive and spiritual side of Judaism...

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Passover and the Traitorous Translation

4.14.2019 - (Passover) - There is an old Italian saying: "Traduttore, traditore" which means “to translate is to betray".

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Passover’s Messianic Mystery

4.25.2019 - ( End of Passover) - Have you ever wondered what will it be like in the messianic era?

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Discover a Personal Relationship with God

4.28.2019 - (Torah portion of Achare) - Our prayers replicate, in spiritual terms, the Holy Temple service...

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Awakening Your Eternal Relationship with God

5.9.2019 - (Torah portion Kedoshim) - The New Covenant will not replace the original, it will enhance it...

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Does Judaism Require Priests to Be Celibate?

5.16.2019 - (Torah portion Emor) - When I was young, I associated the title “priest” with Catholic priests who were forbidden to marry...

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The Day I was Accosted by a Messianic Leader

2.14.2020 - (Torah portion Yisro) - Upon hearing my name, he became agitated and accosted me with an accusation...

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Idolatry and the Reward for Humility

2.7.2020 - (Torah portion Beshalach) - Isaiah says that self-indulging individuals can arrogantly conclude that nothing exists except themselves.

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How to Experience the Greatest Freedom

5.24.2019 - (Torah portion Behar) - The word “Torah” is translated as, אוֹרַיְתָא (oritah), which literally means “light.”

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Jeremiah's New Covenant - Is There a Conspiracy to Hide the Truth?

5.31.2019 - (Torah portion Bechukotai) - the New Covenant will be called “new” because it will be enhanced not replaced...

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Do We Really Need a King?

6.6.2019 - (Torah portion Numbers) - Even though Judaism believes in a messianic king, this individual will not be divine...

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Impulse Control Enhances a Connection to God

6.14.2019 - (Torah portion Naso) - Sanctification of human impulses fosters humility, which is a precursor to spirituality...

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Is a Compassionate God Unforgiving?

6.20.2019 - (Torah portion Behaloscha) - Giving us a second chance is a beautiful demonstration of God’s compassion...

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My Transcendent Discovery in Israel

6.28.2019 - (Torah portion Shelach) - Israel is breathtaking, and I felt an infusion of holiness that can only be described as transcendent...

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The Day I Walked on Water

7.4.2019 - (Torah portion Korach) - To challenge Moses’ leadership, Korach had to “cool down “the Jewish people...

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Snakes, Mistakes, and Discovering Spirituality

7.12.2019 - (Torah portion Chukas) - How could God prohibit graven images and now request that Moses form a copper snake?

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Shedding Light on The Real Role of Satan

7.19.2019 - (Torah portion of Balak) - To provide free will God created a force to oppose and dissuade

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Winning the Spiritual Lottery

7.26.2019 - (Torah portion of Pinchas) - The Messianic king can only be from the tribe of Yehuda

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Kosher Guardians of The Universe

8.2.2019 - (Torah portion Matot-Masse) - Meditating on this principle is humbling and helps us to recognize the spiritual meaning of life.

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How to Fix our Broken World

8.11.2019 - (Torah portion Deuteronomy) - Acts of kindness, justice and righteousness redirect our material nature to a higher purpose...

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The Sixties and My Path to Jewish Enlightenment

8.18.2019 - (Torah portion Va’etchanan) - Before long, I experienced an epiphany about God’s existence...

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The God You Don’t Believe In - I Also Don’t Believe In

8.25.2019 - (Torah portion Eikev) - The Torah’s description of a compassionate and faithful God stands in stark contrast to...

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What I Learned from a Kosher Deli Sandwich

9.1.2019 - (Torah portion Re’eh) - The Jewish prophets communicated God’s will that prayer can take the place of sacrifices.

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The Dreaded Notice for Jury Duty

9.8.2019 - (Torah portion Shoftim) - Judaism teaches that justice must be righteous and blind to favoritism...

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