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On the face of it.

Signpost for Sunday 22 October, 2017: Exodus 33.12-23; Psalm 99; 1 Thess 1.1-10; Matt 22.15-22.

The face of God is a very difficult proposition. The Roman Emperors claimed some sort of divinity, and their images were on the coins they issued. 454 more words

Meeting the Holy Pillar - Part 3

What occurred to me while I was walking around Seoul and receiving the spiritual current from Mt. Hakutou was that a certain powerful group of Jews was very interested in North Korea for abundant mineral resources, including uranium. 695 more words


October 18th: The Emptiness of "Thoughts and Prayers"

Visiting my student pulpit this weekend, I introduced the mourner’s kaddish, the prayer for those thinking about the death of a loved one, by bringing my congregation’s attention to those who have lost their lives to natural disasters in recent weeks. 751 more words

Austin Zoot

When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen to Good People is Rabbi Harold Kushner’s examination of life, why things happen and the role of God in all of it. 511 more words

Book Review

A Pink Ribbon? No Thanks

Today is October 15th, which means there are only 16 more days to endure of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I hate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I have several reasons, not least of which is the relentless merchandising – suddenly, pink ribbons are on everything from laundry detergent to cereal boxes. 603 more words

Breast Cancer

Quotes From the Jews


“Some call it Marxism – I call it Judaism.”
Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, in the American Bulletin of May 15, 1935… 544 more words