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Boaz and Ananias: Possible Murder, Undeniable Character

Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest, and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

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Shavuot and the God who Changes Everything

Our God is a God of black swans.

“Black swan” is a term popularized by former Wall Street quant Nassim Nicholas Taleb in the book… 1,161 more words


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The Spirit of Shavuot

After reading this past week’s Torah portion, B’midbar,[1] and celebrating the fourth Biblical festival of Shavuot (Pentecost), I began to think about our various “positions” before YHWH. 2,134 more words


Shavuot the Festival of Celebrating God's Gift

 This year, Shavuot, also known as the Festival of Weeks, begins as the weekly Sabbath ended on Saturday evening at sunset yesterday.

Understanding this holiday from a Jewish perspective provides a fitting background to the celebration of Pentecost.  1,160 more words

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Evidently, Pharaoh's Fears were Fair

It is Shavuot, when we as Jews celebrate receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai, when Our God shared with us It’s divine plan, the blueprint of the universe as received and conveyed by Moses, prophet to three major world religions. 861 more words

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