Issues 03:08 Who Rejected Jesus?

I Needed a Better Explanation

As I grew up, every Friday night my family would gather about the table. Mother lit the Sabbath candles. It was a special tradition, not for religious reasons, but because it was time we spent together. My brother and I learned of the holidays and traditions through our parents’ teaching, as well as by attending […]

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Zayde

Zayde when I was a little girl you bounced me on your knee and called me shayna maidele” Your pretty one. Oh, your black beard scared me so! And zayde I always loved to look through your dresser drawer and find the cherry drops you had hidden there But no one told me one day […]

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The Wealthy Tanner

Zeidel, son of Peretz, had every, reason to be a happy man. And why shouldn’t he be happy? Zeidel was the wealthiest man in the district. He was a tanner by trade. His great-grandfather had discovered a secret that made leather softer and more durable. Soon, every cobbler in the province was bargaining for this […]

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Who Rejected Jesus?

Didn’t the Jews reject Christ?” The question came booming over the radio studio amplifier and out to the listening audience. The producer of the call-in program sitting across the table from me nearly had a heart attack! How the question ever passed the person screening calls from the control booth was difficult to imagine. However, […]

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