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Follow Me (My Personal Reflection on Mark 1:17)

Prior to two years ago, I hadn’t known much about Jesus, either the man or the Son of G-d. As a child, we never learned about his Jewish heritage, and anyone who had ever reminded us that He was Jewish did so in a condescending, but ‘he’s better now’ way. 1,033 more words


Am I a suspect?

We lived in a village in south-western Ontario for 12 years. The United Church Manse was right across the street from our home. Several ministers and their families came and went during that time. 502 more words


Finding Jewish Treasure

Sermon Theme for 5775 – Jewish Identity

Rosh HaShanah Evening Sermon

Who here would like to find a treasure?

Once a man named Avram lived with his wife and children in Crakow, and dreamt of finding a treasure. 1,897 more words


Cherry-picking in the mikvah

In the wake of the Rabbi Freundel scandal, I’ve had many people say to me that I shouldn’t be upset about the situation because “it’s not like I’ve ever been in a mikvah before so I surely can’t know what it’s like.” 1,058 more words


Walking By the Light of Faith

A prayer from my Journal: ‎January ‎30, ‎2005

Lord God almighty, maker of heaven and earth, ruler of all that is seen and unseen, hear my prayer as I come before you this evening. 943 more words


Loving the alien.

Unconditional love. Does it exist ? I say I love my children unconditionally but is my unconditional love given on the condition that they are my children? 709 more words


A wonderful article to share

I have a lot of people posting things that are so negative about converting.  One of my FB friends posted this article and I wanted to share it with all of you.   34 more words

Orthodox Judaism Conversion