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Judaism (Religion)

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  • Have the Jewish End Times Begun?

    07/02/2020 1:46:46 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 45 replies
    BIN ^ | 7/1/2020 | Dan Sofer
    The End Times, for many Christians, brings to mind the Rapture, Tribulation, the Second Coming, and Judgement Day. But what do Jewish traditions teach about the End Times? And are those traditions coming true before our eyes? Jewish beliefs about the End Times are based on the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament, especially the books of Ezekiel, Isaiah, Daniel, and Malachi) as well as later rabbinic sources in the Talmud and Midrash. These traditions discuss key events that include: – The Resurrection of the Dead – The Ingathering of the Exiles (including the “Ten Lost Tribes of Israel”) – The...
  • Islam vs. Judaism - a comparison {General discussion}

    07/02/2020 12:47:04 AM PDT · by Cronos · 13 replies
    Diffen ^ | 2 July 2019 | Diffen
    Judaism is the oldest of all the Abrahamic religions. Its founding prophet is Moses, who had been chosen by God to lead the Israelite slaves out of Egypt. Camped under Mount Sinai, Moses gave the Israelite slaves the Torah of their God, and after wandering in the desert for 40 years, they went to live in what is now known as Israel, which they believe is God's gift to them. Jews trace their Abrahamic lineage through his son, Isaac. Islam was founded by Muhammad in the year 622. Muhammad believed that God chose him to be his prophet and to...
  • Tamarac, Florida, Vice Mayor and Evangelical Pastor Announces He’s Converting to Judaism at Public Meeting

    06/23/2020 1:16:29 AM PDT · by Cronos · 23 replies
    Tamarac talk ^ | 18 June 2020 | Anne Geggis
    Tamarac’s vice mayor, who leads an evangelical North Lauderdale church as Pastor Fire when he’s off the dais, announced publicly he plans to add a yarmulke to his wardrobe … in a manner of speaking. Just after decrying Mayor Michelle Gomez’s use of identity politics to win an election, the pastor announced at the June 10 meeting that he’s undergoing a conversion to Judaism. “I am a Christian,” he said, during a fiery, freewheeling exchange between him and the mayor. “I am going through a conversion to join the Jewish community as we speak. And I am learning Hebrew.” The...
  • Christopher Ferrara Represents Priests, Rabbis, Sues de Blasio, Cuomo

    06/14/2020 6:42:43 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Remant Newspaper ^ | June 13, 2020 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Christopher Ferrara Represents Priests, Rabbis, Sues de Blasio, Cuomo I haven’t appeared on these pages for a while because, as Special Counsel to the Thomas More Society (TMS), my time has been consumed with filing and prosecuting major litigation against the Governors of New York and New Jersey and the Mayor of New York City over their tyrannical and increasingly ridiculous COVID-19 “lockdown” regimes of executive orders that micromanage literally every aspect of the lives of millions of people on the pretext of a virus that is going the way of all seasonal viral epidemics.Both suits involve an unusual alliance...
  • Mystic Rabbis Reveal Daunting Forecast: Jews Outside Israel in Grave Danger. God won’t Protect them

    05/21/2020 8:19:16 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 28 replies
    BIN ^ | 5/19/20 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    Rabbi Shalom Shmueli, head of the Nahar Shalom Yeshiva in Jerusalem, is known for his powerful mystic messages. Last week, he participated in a special meeting with other rabbis. Rabbi Shmueli gave over a message he had received from his father, Rabbi It should be noted that Rabbi Shmueli does not make public appearances and his message was made public by Rabbi Yekutiel Fish at his urging. “This announcement must be spread to the entire world,” Rabbi Fish told Breaking Israel news. “This is an imminent emergency. All Jews in exile around the world must come to Israel immediately. They...
  • Catholic Priest Files Lawsuit Against New Jersey Governor, Rabbi Joins In — Gets Arrested

    05/13/2020 5:49:38 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/13/20 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Father Kevin Robinson is suing New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy over his “inhuman and unchristian” stay-at-home order that he believes is infringing on his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. An Orthodox rabbi who has joined on to the priest’s lawsuit was arrested for holding a service on Monday evening. Fr. Robinson of the Catholic St. Anthony of Padua Church in North Caldwell wrote in an email to parishioners announcing the lawsuit that “my civil rights have been violated as a result of Gov. Murphy’s unconstitutional order to shut down religious services in the State.” The email continued on to explain...
  • NYC Mayor Apologizes to Jewish Community Over Social Distancing Warning

    05/01/2020 5:32:01 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 28 replies
    CNA Staff, Apr 29, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio apologized on Wednesday afternoon, hours after sending a tweet that singled out “the Jewish community” while warning of consequences for groups if they violate social distancing orders during the coronavirus pandemic. "I regret if the way I say it in any way gave people a feeling of being treated the wrong way — it was not my intention," said de Blasio on Wednesday, referring to the past evening’s controversial tweet. De Blasio characterized his comments as “tough love.” The previous evening, the mayor...
  • Pro-Temple Mount Levite May Become Next Top Cop in Israel

    04/27/2020 9:20:22 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 4 replies
    BIN ^ | 4/26/2020 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    Know, then, that I have sent this charge to you that My covenant with Levi may endure—said the lord of Hosts.” Malachi 2:4 The reshuffling currently taking place in the Israeli government may result in the serendipitous appointment of a new police commissioner who, in addition to his impressive background, was literally born to protect the Holy Land. In the wake of an agreement with political rival Benny Gantz, head of the Blue and White party, rumors currently abound that Prime Minister Netanyahu will appoint the current Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev to replace Gilad Erdan as Internal Security...
  • 10 Signs Revealing that the Messiah’s Arrival is Imminent

    04/18/2020 5:56:14 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 45 replies
    BIN ^ | 4/17/2020 | Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler
    More than 1500 years ago, rabbis discussed many signs that would precede the coming of the Messiah and the inauguration of the messianic era. Last week, Jewish activist and founder of the Israel Dog Unit Yekutiel Ben Yaakov (Mike Guzofsky) delivered a talk in which he connected many of these ancient signs to current events. 1 Young will shame the old 2 The passing of Biblical scholars 3 Costly sustenance 4 Sudden Poverty 5 No government in Jerusalem 6 The face of a dog 7 Waves of trouble 8 Haste 9 Forgetting the Bible 10 When God exacts revenge
  • What Jews wish Christians knew about Passover

    04/08/2020 6:44:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/08/2020 | Yael Eckstein
    Mrs. Yael Eckstein is the 35-year-old mother of four who is the President of one of Israel’s largest philanthropic organizations, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. After serving in various senior capacities for a decade, Mrs. Eckstein took over the organization, founded by her father, the famous Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein upon his sudden passing just over a year ago. Yael now has the distinction of being one of the very few women in the world leading a religious non-for-profit and fewer still lead an organization with an annual budget exceeding one hundred million dollars.Interestingly, this Jewish-led organization is...
  • A Dayenu for This Passover

    04/06/2020 11:52:14 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    As the Israeli ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer said: " It is true that in every generation they rise up against us...But it is a rare thing- a very rare thing- a president like President Trump and an administration like the Trump administration- it doesn't happen every generation. It may happen once in many, many generations." If President Trump had only banned travel from China thus stopping the Angel of Death- Dayenu If President Trump had only moved the US embassy to Jerusalem- Dayenu If President Trump had only recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan- Dayenu If President Trump...
  • Why the 10 Plagues on Egypt?

    04/03/2020 2:52:38 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies
    Detroit Catholic ^ | Gary Michuta
    One of the most pivotal events in salvation history is the exodus from Egypt. The Israelites were trapped in the bondage of slavery in Egypt when God called Moses to free them. God said to Moses, “…’I have witnessed the affliction of my people in Egypt and have heard their cry of complaint against their slave drivers, so I know well what they are suffering. Therefore I have come down to rescue them … and lead them out of that land into a good and spacious land …” (Exodus 3:7-8). What’s fascinating about God’s emancipation of the Israelites is the...
  • De Blasio: Synagogues That Defy COVID-19 Restrictions Will Close Permanently If Necessary

    03/29/2020 6:01:26 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 69 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 3/28/20 | Hana Levi Julian
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned the Jewish community, again, not to hold services in the synagogues. Failing cooperation, he said, permanent closure would be the next step. Although many shuls have closed in deference to the city’s COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, some have not and instead continued to hold minyanim despite the city’s orders to close in order to prevent the spread of the virus. “We’ve had extraordinary, across the board rabbinical support from all the different elements of the Jewish community and the same is true of other faiths as well, de Blasio said at his daily...
  • Orthodox [Jewish] School with Good Education Threatened with Deregistration Over LGBT [UK]

    03/23/2020 5:26:55 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    The Jewish Chronicle ^ | 3/20/20 | Simon Rocker
    Mechinoh School says issues related to sexuality must be 'the domain of the parents'A strictly Orthodox secondary school in Salford has been threatened with removal from the register by the Department for Education because it will not teach openly about LGBT people. Mechinoh, a small independent boys school, was rated as good in three out of four areas by Ofsted a year ago but was told it was not complying with requirements on equality. This week it was warned by the DfE it could be permanently shut unless it produced an action plan to address the issue. The school insists...
  • Jews and Abortion

    03/07/2020 7:43:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | March 2, 2020 | David Harsanyi
    Orthodox teaching on the practice is more complex than some media suggest. People magazine recently published its pro-abortion issue, “Women’s Choices, Women’s Voices.” In it you’ll find the misleading story of an Orthodox Jewish mother and wife in the suburbs of New York City who once traveled to Colorado to abort a distressed baby in the 31st week of pregnancy. The woman chose to tell her traumatic story, relayed to a People staffer, anonymously because she fears her community and friends will stigmatize her for ending a life, “even for medical and religious reasons.” And she ends her story on...
  • Modern Orthodox Jewish couples court controversy with religious prenup

    03/02/2020 6:06:29 PM PST · by Coleus · 9 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02.29.20 | Suzy Weiss
    Before Shanee Markovitz and Tani Kay get married this May, the couple gathered their close friends together recently to celebrate … their prenup. “I want my friends to see this as a huge part of our wedding. It’s as important as every other piece, if not more,” says Markovitz, 20. “We’re going to announce it at our wedding and put it in our programs, too.” While many prenuptial agreements are kept hush-hush and often seen as unromantic, for this couple — who have been together since they were high-school sophomores — it’s a sign of liberation. And not everyone is...
  • Rabbis Defy Education Authorities, Won’t Teach LGBT Lifestyles in UK Jewish Schools

    02/19/2020 6:25:47 PM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 2/17/20 | Paul Smeaton
    February 17, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Jewish leaders in the U.K. have stated that they will oppose educational authorities and not allow their schools to teach about homosexual and other “lifestyles” that are “prohibited by the Torah.” Chinuch U.K., an organization that represents Britain’s main strictly Orthodox Jewish communities, has “issued a defiant challenge to the government by insisting their schools cannot discuss LGBT-related issues with pupils,” according to The Jewish Chronicle. The statement was reportedly prompted by recent visits to Jewish schools by government inspectors, who made it clear that primary schools have to teach children about LGBT “equality.” In...
  • The Living, Loving God (Muhammad vs. Jesus)

    02/03/2020 4:21:59 PM PST · by OddLane · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/3/20 | Gerard Perry
    I explore Surah 80 (He Frowned), and contrast the empathy and compassion demonstrated by Christ with the contempt felt towards his fellow man by Muhammad.
  • The Flawed Exegesis of Muhammad

    02/02/2020 3:30:40 PM PST · by OddLane · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/2/20 | Gerard Perry
    I explore Surah 79, and explain how Islam has a completely misguided interpretation of the role of angels, particularly with regard to salvation. I point out where and how Muhammad went wrong in his confused theology.
  • The Incoherence Of Islam

    01/31/2020 8:50:06 AM PST · by OddLane · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/31/20 | Gerard Perry
    I explore Surah 78, and point out the fatal flaw in Muhammad's eschatology. I describe how the lack of Original Sin-and the lack of substitutionary atonement-doom the Islamic narrative of resurrection/judgment.