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Spiritual fitness

For the believer, worship in the formal religious setting is not unlike going to the gym.  In both cases, the building is fit for purpose.  Arriving there, you’re welcomed by expert staff.  263 more words

Sacred Spaces

Lord of the Sabbath

On a Sabbath, while he was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands. But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?” And Jesus answered them, “Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him: how he entered the house of God and took and ate the bread of the Presence, which is not lawful for any but the priests to eat, and also gave it to those with him?” And he said to them, “The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath.” Luke 6:1-5… 502 more words


Anti-Semitism Cannot be the Response to Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Extremely disturbing reports of anti-Israeli sentiments spilling over into generalized attacks in France have been coming in lately.  This is completely unacceptable. The just cause of the Palestinian people is about occupation of their land by Zionists and all Jews are by no means responsible for the brutality that Israel is exhibiting in its attacks on Gaza, sparing no one and even specifically targeting small children. 466 more words


Jewish Cambridge

One of our students, Wang Shi, is currently enjoying a spell as a visiting scholar at Cambridge University, where he is making a study of the history of the Jews in China and Japan, among other things, and he told me that in pursuit of greater understanding he paid a visit to the Orthodox synagogue on Thompson’s Lane, near St. 297 more words

Student Life At OISE

The Good Samaritan Mosaic Museum


hours: 9:00 – 15:00 Pay for entry

The Site

Situated half way between Jerusalem and Jericho, and is associated with the biblical Ma’ale Adumim which marked the border between the tribes of Judah and Benjamin (Joshua 16, 7; 18, 17). 227 more words

New Testament

Urbex at abandoned Synagogue

Another lost and hidden place located somewhere in Georgia. Beautiful colors and patterns complete its sacred atmosphere! In renovation process that has been profoundly belated, this hidden gem is currently accessible and in good condition!

Photo Narratives

Temples, Synagogues, and Catholic churches in the land of the buddhist

Myanmar is said to be 95% Buddhist with sprinkling of other denominations scattered throughout the country.  A smidgen of Hindu, a speck of Christians, a spattering of Jews and the largely opposed… 1,152 more words