Richard Wagner is widely known as an anti-Semite, largely due to his essay, published at age 37 wherein he claimed that Jews could neither create or appreciate great art. He also is quoted by his second wife in her diary as uttering many similar comments. Though that is the way he wrote and spoke,...
Reading Abraham's story from Genesis is a great challenge since it seems to overlap or contradict in many places, in contrast to others where the verses read according to a logical sequence. This translation, part 2/2, makes for a clear reading both chronologically and in terms of vocabulary.
DO YOU REMEMBER THIS HOLY MAN? "IT'S A SIN TO FORGET," AS HE ALWAYS SAID. The time and what must be done!!! A FORMAL APOLOGY AND A PLEDGE A pledge of Solidarity, Service and Re-commitment to our families, our communities and to those individuals...
Does the nazar charm really ward off the Evil Eye?
This is a sequential reading of the life of Abraham, primarily from Genesis to Joshua, with supplements from the Islamic literature. One must assume that the later command to Abraham not to enter Egypt means he never went there in the first place, therefore great diligence is required in reading.
Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by Jewish family on the evening of Wednesday, September 20 until the evening of Friday, September 22, 2017.
Reading Abraham's story from Genesis is a great challenge since it seems to overlap or contradict in many places, in contrast to others where the verses read according to a logical sequence. This translation, part 1/2, makes for a clear reading both chronologically and in terms of vocabulary.
Ezra from a Karaite perspective reveals a time of trouble when a power struggle ensued between the Babylonian exiles and Israelite Jews. Ezra & Nehemiah are read horizontally and in reference to Torah with independent historic records for clarification. This article is part of a critical series.
Dr. Craig Evans and Rabbi Tovia Singer engage in a heated debate on the topic, "Is Jesus the Messiah?" Video of the debate was recorded from the live event in Houston, Texas, at the Christian university, Houston Baptist university.