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Rabbis: Anti-Semitic Ownership Justifies New York Mixed Martial Arts Ban

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A last-ditch effort to derail a mixed martial arts bill in New York State has raised eyebrows and drawn criticism.

As CBS2’s Lou Young reported from New Rochelle Monday, 17 New York Jewish leaders have made the remarkable claim that… 321 more words


April 20 - Passion!

Acts 8:1b-25; Deuteronomy 33-34; Job 20

The death of Stephen was a watershed moment. Until that time, the new followers of Christ were tolerated in Jerusalem. 318 more words

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The Day They Busted Jesus For Blasphemy And Bad Grammar

Jesus and Jewish rulers were bickering on the Mount of Olives. Jesus said He and the Father were one. They called Him demon possessed. Jesus told them they didn’t belong to God. 155 more words


Festus, An Uncertain Governor

Bible Reference: Acts chapters 25-26

Heart of the Story: Very soon after becoming governor of Judea, Festus heard Paul’s case. Festus wanted to return Paul to the Jews in Jerusalem; however, Paul demanded that his case be heard by Caesar. 837 more words

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April 6 - I Am Pilate

Matthew 27:1-31; Deuteronomy 5-6; Job 6

The Jews were not easy to govern. They didn’t like foreign rulers and they especially hated the attempts to integrate the Jews into the foreign empires. 385 more words

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PETER NICHOLAS: Cracks Appear in Democratic-Jewish Alliance Over Iran Deal, Netanyahu

Wall Street Journal: Nuclear pact and White House spat with Israeli prime minister unnerve many Jewish leaders

Many U.S. Jewish leaders are unnerved both by the new Iran nuclear agreement and the public falling out between President Barack Obama and his Israeli counterpart, developments that are creating a rift in the durable alliance between Jews and the Democratic Party in the run-up to the 2016 elections. 52 more words


I have found in him no guilt

But they all cried out together, “Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas”— a man who had been thrown into prison for an insurrection started in the city and for murder. 351 more words