Issues 03:04 Paul: Apostle or Apostate?

Paul: Apostle or Apostate
Author: Avi Snyder

In the past several decades, a particular program of reclamation has been undertaken by the Jewish people. It does not involve the rejuvenation of the land, nor the replanting of trees. Instead, it is the reclamation of one whom many regard as Israel’s greatest native son: the reclamation of Jesus of Nazareth as, if nothing…

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One New Man

For he (Messiah) himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility…to create in himself one new man out of the two, thus making peace… (Ephesians 2:14, 15) Can anything be done to bring down the centuries old barrier between us? With increasing frequency,…

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Choice
Topics: poetry
Author: Sheldon Scher

I can choose— To be relaxed, dormant in thought and deed; To accept only that which is laid on me: Like a stone that receives no input, transmits no output And makes no choice as to the moss on its surface, I can choose to be oblivious to my environment. I can choose— To accept…

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: The Milkman
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Beryl the Milkman imagined he was the most unfortunate man in all of Vaysechvoos. Certainly,” he concluded, “I’m the loneliest.” And the townspeople agreed with him. Skinny as a beanpole, Beryl was shy and withdrawn. He was an orphan, and the only creatures with whom he conversed were a few milk cows he inherited from…

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