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July 31@ Leviticus 22-24

Leviticus 22-24 (NLT link)

Discover His heart: He is blessed by our celebration of His goodness

As somewhat of a foodie, I am immediately attracted to any chapter in the Bible that is all about feasts.  674 more words

Daily Devotions

Tishah B'Av: Remembering the Loss of Zion

Beginning at sunset today (Saturday, July 25, 2015) Jews around the world will commemorate Tishah B’Av, the saddest day on the Hebrew calendar.  This annual day of mourning recalls the tragedies experienced by the Jewish people over the centuries, many of them on this very day.   471 more words

Bible Study


A relentless focus on mission leads to success. While diversions invariably arise, refocusing on your vision – and helping others to stay focused as well – is the key to being a successful servant-leader. 739 more words

As Muslims Celebrate Eid, An Effort To Make It A Holiday For Everyone

By Pat Loeb 

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As Muslims celebrate Eid al Fitr, today, one of only two religious holidays for the faith, efforts are underway to make it more a part of mainstream American culture and, at least, a school holiday in Philadelphia. 266 more words


Bamidbar Twenty-Nine: Holiday Sacrifices

Now, we have some holiday-specific sacrifices. The first is for Rosh Hashana. “And in the seventh month, on the first day, there shall be a holy convocation for you; you shall not perform any mundane work. 293 more words


Largest Battle In Sinai Since Yom Kippur Taking Place

Egyptian army claims to have killed 123 Islamic State fighters in response to unprecedented attack in Sinai; Israeli official: Hamas’ military wing is assisting the jihadists in Sinai. 698 more words


Humanistic High Holiday Celebration in Indianapolis

Big news, I think. (I’ll admit to bias and a little self-promotion.)

The very first organized, community-accessible Humanistic Jewish High Holidays celebration for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur will be conducted on September 15, 2015 in Indianapolis! 98 more words

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