Category Archives: Judaism

J Street the Ambassador and Jewish Values by Ayala Emmett

This is an important article by the Editor of The Jewish Pluralist, Ayala Emmett, on the subject of our designated ambassador to Israel. This is scary stuff. If you are not up on this already, be prepared to be more … Continue reading

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Latifundism and the Jubilee Year

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Leviticus and Deuteronomy in Action by Union Carbide at their World Headquarters in New York City!

Once upon a time when my office was in the Union Carbide building in NYC there was a large rectangular shallow pool that people threw coins into. For whatever reason, and it would be nice if the reason was respect for … Continue reading

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When rubbish is spoken about someone else’s religion? What to do.

My son told me that last Saturday in Torah study a participant made a stupid and ignorant remark about Christianity. My son didn’t say what it was, only that he considered walking out, but did not. My immediate response was … Continue reading

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The Epistle of James 2 says, “Who the hell do you think you are?”

2:8 If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well: 2:9 But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors. … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be religious?

Psalm 26 – King James Version 26:1 A Psalm of David. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide. 26:2 Examine me, O LORD, and … Continue reading

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