Monthly Archives: September 2008

Rosh HaShanah 2008, A D’rash

Don’t miss the post a little further down, “A Sermon for Rosh HaShanah 2008.” What I have in this post is a d’rash, a short commentary on the Torah reading, which for Rosh HaShanah is Genesis 22, the Akeidah, or … Continue reading

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Resources for Rosh HaShanah

L’shanah Tovah, everyone! For those who are not Jewish, L’shanah tovah means “for a good year,” and it is a traditional greeting for this holiday season. Rosh HaShanah begins tonight at sundown. Yom Kippur begins Wednesday, October 8 at sundown. … Continue reading

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A Sermon for Rosh HaShanah 2008

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will … Continue reading

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Supersession Retro, 1930’s Style

Some time back I wrote a series of reviews of Barry Horner’s Future Israel. Fantastic book (get it here). If you are curious what to think about the whole Israel question, why not let a Reformed Christian thinker give you … Continue reading

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Anti-Pro-Semitism?

Wow! I just found a website today set up to critique the writings and public statements of Stephen Sizer. Stephen Sizer is a pastor who frequently makes statements opposing Israel and Christians who love and side with Israel. Is Sizer … Continue reading

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Classic Reprint: Does Grace Cancel Holiness?

Okay, this is a re-posting of a classic piece from last High Holiday season. I wrote it in an informal style. It could use a little polishing and could be the basis of a first rate article. But here it … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Yom Kippur Noob Experience

I have been on the path of Judaism for about seven years. Before that, I was learning about Judaism, but from a different paradigm. I used to see Judaism as “them” and Christianity as “us.” Judaism was the other. My … Continue reading

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