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3,000 People In An Upper Room, Eh?

Let me set the record straight: I am not saying that there were a bunch of evil men that got together and interpreted the Bible “ingeniously wrong” to lead us all astray.   694 more words

New Testament

Holidays: Shavuot - The Festival of Weeks #Shavuot #ChagHaKatsir #YomHaBikkurim #FirstFruits

Shalom everyone! The biblical holiday of Shavuot, also known as the “Festival of Weeks,” is celebrated each year on the 6th day of the… 557 more words


Holidays: Mo'edim - The Appointed Times of YHVH as Found in the Torah

Shalom everyone! The following is a list of the appointed times (mo’edim) commanded by YHVH (YAH) the Creator of the Universe  785 more words


Crossing Over Into A New Year

I have for many years been fascinated by liminal spaces.  These are threshold places, where we transition from one state or status to another.  The huppah is one prime example.   549 more words

Acts 15 and Circumcision - Part 2

Continuing our discussion on Acts 15…

Act 15:2 Then dissension and not a little disputation with them having taken place by Paul and Barnabas, they appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others of them to go up into Jerusalem to the apostles and elders concerning this question. 1,115 more words


Torah Bag

Store your things in a Torah bag this Simchat Torah!

We have been spending Yom Tov with my parents. The rabbi of their shul gives Torah cards to any kid who wishes him a good Shabbos or Yom Tov, which is the highlight of shul for many kids. 301 more words


Back to the Essentials

Parashat Matot-Mas’ei, Numbers 30:1-36:13; Haftarah, Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4

Those whom I love, I rebuke and discipline. Therefore, be zealous and repent. Revelation 3:19, TLV

Words of reproof are difficult to hear, and often unwelcome, but they’re essential to a life of knowing and serving the God of Israel. 954 more words