Monthly Archives: February 2018

Jewish grandmother sentenced to death in Iran; Holland won’t grant her asylum

Jewish grandmother sentenced to death in Iran; Holland won’t grant her asylum Persian language teacher ‘Sipora’ was convicted in absentia for running underground organization that found housing for women with abusive husbands who could not get a divorce The Times … Continue reading

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Why does tiny Israel nettle the nations?

Why Does Tiny Israel Nettle the Nations? Arutz Sheva – Israel National News By Prof. Paul Eidelberg Whereas Socrates was the gadfly of Athens, Israel is the gadfly of mankind. And whereas Athens, a democracy, silenced its finest citizen, so … Continue reading

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Palestinians View All of Israel as ‘One Big Settlement’

When Palestinians and some of their supporters in the international community say that they want an end to the “occupation,” they mean they want to see an end to Israel’s existence. By: Bassam Tawil/The Gatestone Institute No doubt Ismail Radwan … Continue reading

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The Holy Half-Shekel

The Holy Half-Shekel The Half-Shekel is a Torah Commandment first introduced by Moses in 1289 B.C.E. In the Book of Exodus, chapter 30:11-16 we read: And the Lord spoke to Moshe, saying: When you take the sum of the children … Continue reading

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Procuring Atonement

If Christian missionaries seek to hold up Leviticus 17:11 to bolster their position that blood sacrifices are indispensable for procuring an atonement, they must use all of the verse, and not dispense with any part of it. Leviticus 17:11 specifically … Continue reading

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Ebionite

Who were the Ebionites? What were the salient features of this form of Messianism? Was this the ORIGINAL “Apostolic Creed” or was this a later heresy developed in the second century of the Common Era? Ebionim denied that Jesus was … Continue reading

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Meet Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin believes that Judaism has a message for the world. “In its essence, halakha (Jewish law) is compassion,” he says. This he learned from his pious grandmother, with whom he spent every Shabbat (Sabbath) from age ten until … Continue reading

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