“Invite a Muslim for Shabbat” – why not a Christian?

  Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld at Jewish Journal in “Invite a Muslim for Shabbat”:   It will be a very long time before I forget the news I heard this week of a 5-year-old Muslim child handcuffed at Dulles Airport on Saturday because he was deemed a security threat. … This past Monday night my wifeContinue reading ““Invite a Muslim for Shabbat” – why not a Christian?”

Lessons of Obama presidency: the roots and upbringing define governance 

We are sure Vladimir Putin’s roots as a KGB man and his upbringing in a corrupt post-Soviet Russian system define his governance – what is Good for him, what is Bad for him, and how to apply force to enhance Good and suppress Bad. We may not like all that but at least we believeContinue reading “Lessons of Obama presidency: the roots and upbringing define governance “

The Jews should celebrate Christmas as a Torah victory over paganism

From the news media: The Jerusalem rabbinate has called on hotels in the city not to erect Christmas trees or host New Year’s Eve parties, according to a letter addressed to hotel managers and signed by the two chief rabbis of Jerusalem. The letter stated: “As the secular year ends we want to remind youContinue reading “The Jews should celebrate Christmas as a Torah victory over paganism”

This year Jewish Passover coincides with American own Passover

Over three millenniums ago, we the Jews began celebrating the holiday of Passover on the first anniversary of our freedom from Egypt. The spiritual essence of this celebration is clear – the victory of Freedom over Slavery. We did not left Egypt because we were starving and were homeless – we had all that enoughContinue reading “This year Jewish Passover coincides with American own Passover”

Judaism by spiritual authorities and Judaism by spiritual people

The very essence of any religion is to define moral principles of human existence – what is Good and what is Bad in the human life, and what are acceptable means to strengthen Good and suppress Bad. Judaism defines all that for the Jews as Christianity does it for the Christian and Islam for theContinue reading “Judaism by spiritual authorities and Judaism by spiritual people”

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