mediator

NEGATIVE SPACE: What is Missing in Today’s Judaism

by Arielle Rothbard During the spring of my senior year of high school, my photography teacher invited our art class to a gallery. There were 50 pieces: all different sizes, shapes, colors and textures. Each had a subject and space around that subject. One 8″x10″ shot grabbed my attention from where it hung a foot…

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Yeshua the Tzaddik: But Even More!

The role of a righteous mediator in Jewish thought and how Jesus meets and exceeds the criteria.

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Do We Need a Mediator?

“Between God and man stands no oneā€”not God-man, not angel, not advocate. Nor is intercession or intervention required. As nothing comes between soul and body, father and child, potter and vessel, so nothing separates man from God, soul of his soul, his Father and Fashioner.”1 Most people have little difficulty accepting a need for a…

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The Role of the Mediator: Who Can Stand for Us?

An air of intensity hung over the little synagogue. It was stifling as the men of the congregation stood together, solemn in prayer, deep in concentration. Heads covered with tallisim, some of the men took on the appearance of prophets pleading for the people, beating their breasts, afflicting their souls for the sake of the…

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The Yom Kippur Dilemma
Author: Rich Robinson

If you journeyed back in time 3,500 years and saw Jewish life as our forefathers lived it, you would be astounded at how vastly it differed from today’s practices. Instead of synagogues and Jewish community centers, you would witness a tent-like tabernacle, or at a later date, Solomon’s magnificent Temple. And whether it were Temple…

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