Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sukkot in the Bible: A Quick Survey

Sukkot, a.k.a., the Feast of Tabernacles or Booths, is near, starting on Wednesday night, September 22, 2010. If you are a regular Sukkot celebrant, you may be surprised at how much the Bible has to say about this Feast of … Continue reading

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Besorah, Good News, Gospel

Paul spoke of “my gospel” and said “I am not ashamed of the gospel.” Yeshua said “the gospel must be proclaimed to all nations.” Peter warned people who were “disobedient to the gospel of God.” What is the basic concept … Continue reading

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Old Memories of Yom Kippur

Rabbi Schiffman can get a following of people listening to his stories and his blog is now a place where everyone gets the privilege occasionally of reading a Schiffman yarn. This one is heartwarming and I’m sure you will enjoy … Continue reading

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Atonement: Participating and Anticipating

Aime Palliere was a Frenchman, a Catholic, who became a Noahide, a non-converting adherent to Judaism. In other words, he rejected the Jesus of his own family and Catholic faith because he was drawn to things he saw in Judaism. … Continue reading

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Classic Reprint: Yom Kippur as the Sabbath of Sabbaths

This is an old post re-posted. A few perfect thoughts for the season. Philo lived in the days of the New Testament (20 B.C.E. to 50 C.E.) in the city of Alexandria, Egypt. Alexandria had a huge Jewish population, about … Continue reading

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How Some MJ is Like Coffee

Rabbi Joshua Brumbach scores an A+ on this excellent short essay. And who doesn’t enjoy a good Starbucks analogy? http://yinonblog.blogspot.com/2010/09/messianic-judaism-and-coffee.html

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Superman, Judaism, Yom Kippur

A new blog by an experienced rabbi. And after Sukkot, there will be a wider variety of offerings. Right now, it’s hard to find Rabbi Paul Saal’s blog. He and I will work on fixing that later in the month. … Continue reading

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