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Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism and The Bible

Meaning of birth Buddhism We are reborn from a previous life until we reach nirvana (extinction of all desire and release from suffering). Hinduism We are reborn from a previous life until we realize our oneness with Brahman. The cycle of death and rebirth is called samsara. Traditional Judaism We are created in the image…

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Jewish Buddhists: A Meld of Mezuzahs and Mantra?

A challenge to Rodger Kamenetz’s idea of the “JUBU,” Jewish Buddhists.

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My Journey: From Beatnik to Hippie to Jesus

I am a child of the ’60s, with all the images that implies. Beyond that, I am a Jew. People today want to be known for how they stand out, not how they fit in; yet, my individuality cannot be separated from the ethnic background which gave it birth. I grew up in a Conservative…

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