Tag Archives: J-BOM

J-BOM: The Lamed-Vov

J-BOM stands for “Jewish Book of the Month.” We are a loose (very loose) movement of people reading a Jewish book every month. The summer has been Jewish fiction time. We finished As a Driven Leaf and The Promise. Now, … Continue reading

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J-BOM: The Promise, Pt 1

Shalom, lovers of Jewish books (or potential lovers of Jewish books). J-BOM is the Jewish Book of the Month club, a reading of Jewish books together started by a cadre of Messianic Jewish bloggers and filling the minds of scores … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Doubt Seeking Faith

Our Jewish Book of the Month for June has been As a Driven Leaf by Milton Steinberg. It is the story of Elisha ben Abuya, the tragic heretic, much beloved as a member of the Sanhedrin, a disciple of R. … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Elisha ben Abuya, Pt 2

Our Jewish Book of the Month is As a Driven Leaf by Milton Steinberg. It is the story of Elisha ben Abuya, the tragic heretic, much beloved as a member of the Sanhedrin, a disciple of R. Joshua and the … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Elisha ben Abuya, Part 1

Our book of the month selection (J-BOM) this month is As a Driven Leaf by Milton Steinberg. It is a page-turner and not a difficult book (as some of the others have been). The story is from the pages of … Continue reading

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Some Recent J-BOM Reflections on Cool Blogs Near You!

Here are some thoughts by Smooth Cookies: http://smoothcookies.wordpress.com/category/j-bom/ Short but sweet: http://thehollandshomebookreview.blogspot.com/2010/05/lost-search-for-six-of-six-million.html Good stuff, Wanda: http://literallymessianic.wordpress.com/2010/05/02/the-lost-part-1/ A little less recent, but worth checking out: http://messiahconnection.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/jbom-visions-of-the-fathers-part-1/ He’s not up to date with J-BOM, but he has good things to say: http://www.diggingwithdarren.com/blog/2010/04/30/j-bom-visions-of-the-fathers/Continue reading

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J-BOM: The Lost, Finding Bolechow

J-BOM is the Jewish Book of the Month club. It’s about MJ’s reading great Jewish books and having, as much as online life can provide, a communal experience of reading. If you can’t read all twelve books a year that … Continue reading

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J-BOM: The Lost, An Introduction

J-BOM (Jewish Book of the Month) is about reading great Jewish books, one per month, and doing it together in many locations and in community. More than a dozen bloggers participate (see bottom of post for a list). This is … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Extremism in Pirkei Avot?

J-BOM stands for Jewish Book of the Month Club and is a term coined by young MJ blogger Yahnatan Lasko for a movement of bloggers and readers working through great Jewish books together. The April selection is Visions of the … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Replacing Sin with Godliness

J-BOM stands for Jewish Book of the Month Club and is a term coined by young MJ blogger Yahnatan Lasko for a movement of bloggers and readers working through great Jewish books together. The April selection is Visions of the … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Striving for the Ethical Life

J-BOM stands for Jewish Book of the Month Club and is a term coined by young MJ blogger Yahnatan Lasko for a movement of bloggers and readers working through great Jewish books together. The April selection is Visions of the … Continue reading

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J-BOM: The Ethical and Wise Path

J-BOM stands for Jewish Book of the Month Club and is a term coined by young MJ blogger Yahnatan Lasko for a movement of bloggers and readers working through great Jewish books together. The April selection is Visions of the … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Getting Started With Twerski

This is just a quick reminder that it is now April and the Jewish Book of the Month is Abraham Twerski’s Visions of the Fathers (available on judaism.com or artscroll.com, but not on amazon). I promised to give some abridged … Continue reading

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Two new J-BOMers

Just met two new bloggers hot on the J-BOM trail this morning: Justin Bond (he has five in-depth articles about the JPS Commentary!): http://messiahconnection.wordpress.com/ No name is given, but he/she is off and running (hmm, interesting name for a blog): … Continue reading

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J-BOM, Other Stuff, and the Early Passover Seder

J-BOM stands for “Jewish Book of the Month Club.” It is a movement across more than a dozen Messianic Jewish blogs and including hundreds of readers all over the U.S. and abroad. J-BOM is about improving Jewish education grass roots … Continue reading

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J-BOM: Factoids About the Seder

J-BOM (Jewish Book of the Month Club) is a multi-blog movement of people, mostly Messianic Jews, reading great books together and increasing Jewish learning. J-BOM is a form of tikkun olam (repair of the world) since the lost and lacking … Continue reading

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J-BOM: JPS Commentary on the Haggadah, Pt. 1

It’s March and on a dozen blogs in the MJ blogosphere, in MJ synagogues all over, and with no doubt participation from others who are not in an MJ synagogue, we are all reading together. It’s the Jewish Book of … Continue reading

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GET READY: J-BOM is Coming!

So, MJM readers, in March we will begin our “Jewish Book of the Month Club,” which Yahnatan Lasko has appropriately dubbed J-BOM. I believe that several other MJ bloggers will participate. My idea for cross-blog participation is that for each … Continue reading

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