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The Ten Commandments vs. Social Justice

The Ten Commandments and the Social Justice are the two systems for redistribution of individually created wealth aimed at making a better world for everybody, or Tikkun Olam in Jewish spiritual terms. 618 more words

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The Shema

There is much in our Judeo-Christian heritage that remains as core to our faith. Today’s passage from the Book of Deuteronomy (6:4-13) is one of the most powerful in all of Scripture as it summarizes the basic lesson and practice for our everyday life. 276 more words

The White spiritual majority in US and Israel – does it exist, and if it does, what for?

In a recent column in The Washington Post, “Stop laughing at Donald Trump,” a liberal analyst from the Brookings Institution tries to warn the Washington, D.C. 857 more words

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WARNING!!!!! This blogpost is politically-incorrect!!!!!

By Tom Quiner

The world has never seen a nation as great as the United States of America.

Never.

The confluence of Judeo-Christian values and capitalism created unprecedented prosperity. 320 more words

Political Correctness

King David of Israel

My vision of King David, the Biblical warrior king of ancient Israel, struts through a desert sandstorm. The costume I designed for him incorporates mainly Assyrian and Arabic influences, but I gave him a fairly dark complexion to reflect possible African ancestry inherited from the Hebrews’ captivity Egypt. 35 more words

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On the need for a theological response to anti-vaxxers

California just became the third state (behind West Virginia and Mississippi, to boot) to eliminate both personal and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations in light of the  recent Disneyland measles outbreak. 684 more words

Medical Ethics

The Gospel According To ‘Me’

Despite the frequent claim that we are living in a secular age defined by the death of God, many citizens in rich Western democracies have merely switched one notion of God for another — abandoning their singular, omnipotent (Christian or Judaic or whatever) deity reigning over all humankind and replacing it with a weak but all-pervasive idea of spirituality tied to a personal ethic of authenticity and a liturgy of inwardness. 1,342 more words