The Wise Stranger
Author: Jews For Jesus

In the little shtetl of Vaysechvoos, a wise stranger passes through and confounds the local rabbi.

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Kabbalah’s Best Kept Secret?

“God as a Trinity? No way!” “We Jews don’t believe in the idea of a divine incarnation!” For many Jews, these statements are givens. Or are they?

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Tu B’Shevat: the Jewish Holiday

January 25 is the minor holiday (not commanded in Scripture) of Tu Bi-Shevat, traditionally marking the beginning of springtime in Israel. It is also considered the New Year of Trees.” One custom associated with this holiday is tree planting. For more on Tu Bi-Shevat, see: The Jews for Jesus site mavensearch.com: An index of Jewish […]

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Jewish Spirituality and the Holy Spirit
Author: Moishe Rosen

A look at the Jewish yearning for spirituality questions whether increased spiritual practices will provide a real connection with God.

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A History of the Kabbalah

Kabbalah” means “received teachings” or simply “traditions” and is derived from the Hebrew “kabel” which means “to receive.” It originally applied only to the Oral Law “received” after the destruction of the Second Temple, in the form of the Talmud. However, in the twelfth century the term “kabbalah” was also used to denote various mystical […]

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Decoding the Bible Code: Can We Trust the Message? and The Bible Code: Fact or Fake?
Author: Rich Robinson

Decoding the Bible Code: John Weldon with Clifford and Barbara Wilson. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1998. 176 pages, $7.99, paper. The Bible Code: Phil Stanton. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1997. 128 pages, $6.99, paper. Decoding the Bible Code is a refreshing look at the Bible Code movement. The authors explain what the Bible Code is […]

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Bible Codes
Author: Rich Robinson

Does God’s word hold secret messages that have only recently been discovered?

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The New Age: A Messianic View
Author: Ruth Rosen

A BASIC TRAINING IN JEWISH SPIRITUALITY: DIVINITY IN OURSELVES. That was the name of the class offered by the SFJCC (San Francisco Jewish Community Center) institute for Jewish Living and Learning. The instructors were Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ms. Eve Ilsen. The ad promised exciting results from the weekend’s lectures: Whatever your life path has […]

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