Category Archives: Judaism

A King in Israel

A King in Israel In a provocative and profound essay in this magazine (“A King in Israel,” May 2010), the late Michael Wyschogrod proposed that the Jewish state define itself as a democratic, constitutional monarchy. Israel, Wyschogrod suggested, should rename … Continue reading

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Sukkot – The Feast of Tabernacles

G-D said, “Be Happy” G-d Said, ‘Be Happy‘: Wisdom at the Western Wall Gutman Locks filmed during Sukkot, (The Feast of Tabernacles) at the Western Wall, visitors to Judaism’s holy site show what it looks like to perform the mitzvah … Continue reading

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Rabbinical court rules against Jewish marriage rites for Messianic Jews

Jpost – Israel News Politics and Diplomacy By Jeremy Sharon / August 30, 2017 Two messianic Jews, who are Jewish by birth and who believe Jesus is God and the Messiah, and who sought to get married through the Chief … Continue reading

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After these words – Isaac and Ishmael

B”H After these words – Isaac and Ishmael “And it happened after these words [הַדְּבָרִים] that HaShem tested Avraham and said to him, Avraham, … take now your only son – Yitzchaq – whom you love ….” Genesis 22.1, 2; … Continue reading

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‘Unprecedented’: Over 1,000 Jews ascend Temple Mount on Tisha b’Av morning

By World Israel News More than 1,000 Jews braved a searing heat wave Tuesday morning to visit the Temple Mount on Tisha b’Av, the saddest date on the Hebrew calendar, while thousands more sat on the floor – a traditional … Continue reading

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Who is the sovereign on Temple Mount?

Jpost Opinion By Michael Laitman / July 26, 2017 This Tuesday, we will mark the 9th of Av, when the Temple was destroyed. The Temple represents our unity. When we restore our union, we will not need bricks to prove … Continue reading

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Rabbis call on Jews to visit Temple Mount ‘to strengthen our claim to this holy place’

Jpost Israel News By Jeremy Sharon / July 27, 2017 Several dozen prominent national-religious rabbis issued a statement on Thursday encouraging Jews to visit the Temple Mount, a call which comes against the background of severe tensions that have surrounded … Continue reading

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Three arrested for saying Kaddish for slain family on the Temple Mount

Jpost Israeli News By JPOST.COM STAFF / July 25, 2017 Three Israeli Jews were detained on Temple Mount in Jerusalem Tuesday after they recited the Kaddish (the Jewish prayer for the dead) in honor of the Salomon family who were … Continue reading

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Jewish Eschatology

B”H Jewish Eschatology Jewish eschatology is the area of theology and philosophy concerned with events that will happen in the end of days and related concepts, according to the Hebrew Bible and Jewish thought. This includes the ingathering of the … Continue reading

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What about Isaiah 53?

What about Isaiah 53? It should come as little surprise, by now, that numerous Christian scholars have come to the conclusion that this famous passage is not really a prophecy about Jesus. Indeed, they are in agreement with the way … Continue reading

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