Issues 08:04 Is the Messiah Divine?

Is the Messiah Divine?

Gus was a nice guy. But he was also a pest. As a telecommunications engineer I could not have asked for a better co-worker. Gus was proficient and always in a good mood. As a Jew, however, I would have preferred that he talk about almost anything else while working by my side. He was…

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Lighthouse Point
Topics: poetry
Author: Tina Durham

I remember a stream that cuts through the sand to the sea. Long grass floats in it. The salt water flows into it, and out again, smoothing the round stones on the bottom. Sometimes children step in it, sometimes sand falls into it. But it always makes a path to the ocean under the chalky…

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

The sage in the little shtetl of Vaysechvoos tells many stories. But none seems to fascinate or perplex the people more than the tale he tells about Rabbi Josiah Ben Farfel: Rabbi Josiah, a gaon and a revered scholar descended from 42 distinguished rabbis, was never perplexed by questions on religion. He always had a…

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