Issues 05:05 Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor of ISSUES, and The Editor’s Response
Author: Susan Perlman

Good morning: I am amused by your blatant attempt to make it appear that Jews believe in Jesus Christ. If you and your members were not seeking an authoritarian source upon whom you can depend emotionally–the childish attempt to return to your mother’s womb where you don’t have to think for yourselves–realize that the reason […]

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Certainly! But then again, no…
Author: Ruth Rosen

Certainly the Jews would have been the first to acknowledge any person with all the good” characteristics Jesus Christ is alleged to have had (ignoring the hostile and cruel aspects of the person described in the Gospels.) You’d see the Gospels for what they are–hearsay accounts written at various times in history by people who […]

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Monotheism of the Ancient Hebrews: Evolved, Invented, Stolen or Revealed?
Author: Rich Robinson

Whatever else may be in question, we all agree that in the Jewish religion there is only one God. Yet there is disagreement as to the origin of Jewish monotheism.

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…there is no real evidence that he ever existed

We disagree with Jane Kathryn Conrad’s letter in view of the following: (Adapted from Appendix 6 of the book, Yeshua, the Jewish Way to Say Jesus.) Josephus Jewish Antiquities (c.93 C.E.) (later interpolations in brackets) “Now, there was about this time Jesus, a wise man [if it be lawful to call him a man], for […]

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: The Letter

Lebye Bialok squinted at the envelope for the hundredth time since it had arrived in Vaysechvoos. He squinted till his eyes watered, but he still could not make out who had sent the mysterious letter. Indeed, the letter was a mystery, even to Lebye the Sage. The ink on the envelope seemed oddly faded. And […]

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