Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hasbara 101-Why I Do Hasbara

A statement of principles why the College Rabbi, and all campus rabbis actually, need to stick up for Jewish students against anti-Zionist bullying. Continue reading

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Answering Billy Phillips

Until this point I have tried to the best of my ability to take a neutral position to the Kabbalah Center and those affiliated with it.  Honestly I have seen little of their material and I have never heard lectures … Continue reading

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How Did Jesus Get Into the Kabbalah?

I had an unusual conversation a while back after the passing of R’ Philip Berg with a Christian missionary.   He was not only asserting that the Kabbalah teaches that Jesus is the Jewish messiah, with the Christian understandings of … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Religion and Zionism

Yom Haatzmaut, Israeli Independence Day, has had a unique impact on modern Jews in a way none of the classical Jewish holidays have done in a very long time.  For the first time in a long time, real theological issues … Continue reading

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My Appeal to the Union of Reform Judaism-Times of Israel

The Reform movement has threatened to pull out of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations.  Their belief is that their decision to put out will delegitimize the organization because of the large number of Jews they claim … Continue reading

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