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Make a good first impression

Genesis 29:10-11. The first time Jacob met Rachel, he embraced and kissed her.

Okay, go with me on this one.  I’m not advocating the bombarding people you’ve never met with hugs and smooches.   312 more words


Psalms as Torah: It's About Him

There are all sorts of literary-theological features of Psalm 1 that modern interpreters tend to miss. One of the most important of these is simply Psalm 1’s placement at the front of the collection. 508 more words

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Mutual Respect

It has been called to my attention that one of the causes of stereotypes and hatred is lack of information and miscommunication. What I have learned is that the way to combat this is through education, empathy, and compassion.  484 more words


BIAY - Bible in a year - March 1st 2015

This article is part of a series called Bible in a year, for the full year please check out our BIAY home page, or for March check out our… 36 more words


Derech Hashem 1:5:4

The class can be found here.


According to what we’d said, everything begins up above and streams down below. But there’s one exception to that which touches on man’s place in all of this. 612 more words