Monthly Archives: May 2008

How Kosher is Kosher Meat?

All is not well in the Kosher meat industry, especially at Agriprocessors, the largest Kosher meat plant in the world. Agriprocessors is owned by the Rubashkin family, part of the Lubavitch Hasidic sect of ultra-Orthodox Judaism (also called Chabad). The … Continue reading

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The Benediction of Thanksgiving, Sermon Excerpt

I thought the following sermon would be of interest to Messianic Jewish Musings readers. I derive a lot of the points from an article by Reuven Kimelman called “The Rabbinic Theology of the Physical,” in the Cambridge History of Judaism, … Continue reading

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Barry Horner’s Future Israel, Part 5

There is a Barry Horner category on the right if you would like to read this entire series of musings on his useful and timely book, Future Israel (get it here). ……………………………………………………………. Barry Horner’s excellent work continues in Chapter 4, … Continue reading

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The World to Come, Excerpt: Amos the Plowman

My newest book, THE WORLD TO COME is due out June 3 by Lederer Messianic Jewish Publishers (www.messianicjewish.net). Here are the chapter titles for THE WORLD TO COME: Chapter 1 Magic and Desire Chapter 2 The Vision of Prophets Chapter … Continue reading

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Eight Parallels Between the Soul and God

Readers of Messianic Jewish Musings should be glad I don’t write a post every time I read something that moves and inspires me in the rabbinic texts. While I am taking this class at the Messianic Jewish Theological Institute, I … Continue reading

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More on the Book Burning in Israel

This op-ed piece was on the jta.org site today. Well said. ………………………………………………………………………… OP-ED The burning of Christian bibles in Israel must be condemned By Rabbi Jerome M. Epstein Published: 05/23/2008 NEW YORK (JTA) — Yom Ha’atzmaut — Israel’s Independence Day … Continue reading

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews Burning New Testaments in Israel

Note: Don’t miss the post below this one, an excerpt from THE WORLD TO COME I include this story because it interests me to see how hatred is heating up among some Israeli Ultra-Orthodox for all things Yeshua. It would … Continue reading

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