October 2008 Newsletter (5769:2)

Blending in on the Day of Atonement
October 1, 2008

It was Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), the year was 1982 and I was in Syracuse, New York. I was leading the Liberated Wailing Wall at the time, and we were looking for a place to worship on this, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Synagogues do not take up...

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The Feast of Tabernacles
September 26, 2008

The Feast of Tabernacles is coming up, from sundown October 13 through October 20. This is the final harvest festival, and follows on the heels of the High Holy Days” of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It was the holiday during which Jesus spoke of the Living...

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Mail Bag

A word from the editor It’s always nice to get “fan mail,” but while we enjoy the nice things you say, we don’t usually print them because it might seem like boasting. However, letters telling us of opportunities you had to share your faith...

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Moishe’s Musings

Lately I’ve been musing over attitudes of worship in churches and synagogues and thinking of how they compare and contrast. For example, In the synagogue, during the holiest part of the service, the Amidah, and the Shema, Jewish people rise. In some churches,...

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Bits from the Branches

Phoenix outpost Bruce Rapp reports: Gary is a Jewish inmate in a local prison. A Christian friend asked me to visit with him. I did minister to him and he prayed with me to receive the Lord. The following is part of a letter from that Christian friend: ‘Dear...

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