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Haftarah for Pinchas: 1 Kings—Zealots

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets). 1,588 more words

Torah Portion

The Kings 21 - No Room for Injustice (Ahab: Strike Two) 

​Ahab said to Elijah, “So you have found me, my enemy!” “I have found you,” he answered, “because you have sold yourself to do evil in the eyes of the Lord.” (1 Kings 21:20) … 323 more words


The Riff Rocks Out the Indie Scene in Swansea @TheRiffUK

There’s something infectious about the songs of The Riff, four creative, talented and slightly mod lads from Swansea, Wales.

If you’ve not heard them yet, consider this your introduction … Ben Curtis handles lead vocals and the lead guitar, while his twin brother, Sam, pounds the keys, Chris Betts slaps the bass and Tommy Evans gives a sound thrashing to the drums. 1,269 more words


Reaching Ahab

“There was never a man like Ahab, who sold himself to do evil in the eyes of the Lord…”   1 Kings 21:25

“Buy the truth and do not sell it”  … 1,183 more words

Jesus the Intolerant

We’re all about tolerance these days. We are demanded by the public at large to be tolerant of those who disagree with us, or fear the collective wrath of society. 1,432 more words


living in the land of the ridiculous

Have you ever had your brains sucked out by the banality of parenting and moms groups on Facebook? Oh you should.  You definitely should.

There is crowd-sourcing and gems like: 749 more words

Woman Dies After Falling Backward Into the Grand Canyon

Thirty-five-year-old Colleen Burns fell 400 feet into the Grand Canyon on Friday, after moving backwards to make space for another tourist. Burns was hiking with friends on the South Kaibab Trail, when she slipped off the Ooh Aah Point, according to the AP. 34 more words