chosen people

Why Are the Jewish People Called the “Chosen People?”
Author: Avi Snyder

When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he’s saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry out a particular task. So what is it we were set apart to do?

Continue Reading Reading Time: 7 minutes

A People of Destiny

Are you a person of destiny? Here are some thoughts on what that means.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes

Another Election?
Author: Rich Robinson

As of last night (at the time of this writing), the American presidential election has been decided, along with numerous state contests and local measures. In the modern world it’s considered a touchstone of democracy for there to be fair and free elections. Elections are about equal opportunity for all to have a voice, which…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 2 minutes
Jewish Humor in Not-so-Funny Times
Author: Susan Perlman

A look at the significance of Jewish laughter.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 8 minutes
Spiritual Amnesia and the Jewish People

From Mosaic times to today, the problem of Jewish memory loss regarding God and how to follow him.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 8 minutes
Is Dr. Laura’s Message Really Good Medicine?

Is this convert to Orthodox Judaism correct in enforcing a strict moral code?

Continue Reading Reading Time: 9 minutes
Acceptance: The Jewish Dilemma
Author: Mitch Glaser

What does it mean to be Jewish? The answer evades us. Rabbis are less than unanimous in defining what a Jew is. For some, being Jewish means a lifetime of wandering through the Sinai wilderness of identity. I remember a major debate that I shared with other young Hebrew school students my age. The question…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 9 minutes
A Calendar That Tells More Than the Date
Author: Moishe Rosen

The central theme of the message which brought Jewish people together and bound us to one another is Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one God.” In this affirmation, there are many inferences to be understood. Some would look no further than the interpretation that He alone is deity. This truth is more…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 10 minutes

A Calendar That Tells More Than the Date
Author: Moishe Rosen

The central theme of the message which brought Jewish people together and bound us to one another is Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one God.” In this affirmation, there are many inferences to be understood. Some would look no further than the interpretation that He alone is deity. This truth is more…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 10 minutes