The origin of Judeo-Christian spirituality, and why some hate it

The origin of Judeo-Christian spirituality can be described in the following spiritually Jewish way. The great majority of Jews support the Rambam’s 13 principles of faith with the statement that the Torah is immutable and of divine origin. The Torah states that God created the humans in His image and likeness – all of them,Continue reading “The origin of Judeo-Christian spirituality, and why some hate it”

The Rabbis should follow the Pope Francis fundamental undertaking

At his presentation at the US Congress, Pope Francis did not speak about Jesus Christ and the basics of Catholicism and Christianity in general. He spoke about One God for everybody – Jews and Christians, Catholics and Protestants, Muslims and Hindus and Buddhists, Religious and Non-Religious. He spoke about what unites all of us asContinue reading “The Rabbis should follow the Pope Francis fundamental undertaking”

Why our social ills are not cured by our social medicines: the case of “race discrimination”

Our social medicines do not cure our social ills since what we call the social medicines had created the social ills we are trying to cure, and the case with “race discrimination” demonstrates why it is so. We have been witnessing an increased number of race-related, blacks-on-whites (and other varieties of color-on-color) disturbances. Here isContinue reading “Why our social ills are not cured by our social medicines: the case of “race discrimination””

God and Religion in the Torah – and they may disagree

Preface I have received from MiKu the following comment: “So you discard a Talmudic idea because it doesn’t fit your agenda, then you aren’t qualified to invent “Intellectual Judaism””, and I have responded in the following way: “Michael, I am not discarding anything. I am, in my human duty as a spiritual scientist, trying toContinue reading “God and Religion in the Torah – and they may disagree”

A Judaism that has been molded in my soul after years of deliberations

I am practicing my Jewish faith with my fellow-congregants at a small non-denominational Jewish congregation. I have joined this small non-denominational congregation instead of any one in the existing formal denominations – Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or Reconstructionist – because I found in many denominational synagogues that the fear of deviating from the established denominational practiceContinue reading “A Judaism that has been molded in my soul after years of deliberations”

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