Daily Archives: April 28, 2017

Why Would Christians Want Jews Around?

I never knowingly met a Jew until I got to UCLA in 1988. I was 22. The first time my father knowingly met a Jew was when I converted to Judaism. Until I met Jews, Jews and Judaism were not … Continue reading

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The Market for Gedolim: A Tale of Supply and Demand

Chaim Saiman writes: Gadolhood is less about the individual erudition of a given rabbi and more about a social fact, reflecting the experience of a community bound by a concrete conception of Torah, halakha, and rabbinic authority. This sense of … Continue reading

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Jerome Yehuda Gellman: This Was From God: A Contemporary Theology of Torah and History

Opening graphs: Increasingly, well-informed traditional Jews may find themselves distrustful of the reliability of Torah as history because of the conclusions of scholarly research from natural science, history, linguistics, Bible criticism and archaeology. And, they may not be swayed by … Continue reading

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Can A Jew Enter A Church?

R. Shlomo Riskin wrote: Question: Am I allowed to attend my friend’s wedding in a church? Are Jews allowed to enter churches at all? Answer: Evangelical churches do not have icons or statues and it is certainly permissible to enter … Continue reading

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What’s The Future For Blacks, Jews In USA?

Jews have been expelled from almost country where they’ve dwelt in numbers. Vox Days posts: Huggums asks about the likely fate of US Africans in the coming period of ethnic strife: “VD, in your ideal world, what would become of … Continue reading

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