Judaism – Mourning

  Videos BimBam Profile The death of a loved one is a very disorienting time, and isn’t something many people think about until it’s actually happening to them. Understanding some of the traditions and the structured periods of mourning that Judaism offers may help provide some support in the grieving process. Videos Jewish Mourning Rituals: … Continue reading Judaism – Mourning

Melinda Henneberger :- Vatican Says Jews’ Wait for Messiah Is Validated by the Old Testament

Background This article is almost twenty years old. At the rate at which new articles are being published, twenty years is almost what a century was a few decades ago.   Article Melinda Henneberger, New York Times Link The Vatican has issued what some Jewish scholars are calling an important document that explicitly says, ''The … Continue reading Melinda Henneberger :- Vatican Says Jews’ Wait for Messiah Is Validated by the Old Testament

Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri, The Rabbi Who Found Messiah

Background Last few days via YouTube suggestions, watched a video. In the video, the narrator brought up the name of Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri. This particular narrator attributed a prophecy that is possibly been fulfilled to Rabbi Kaduri. I sought to see if there are others who attribute same to the Rabbi. Have yet to conclude … Continue reading Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri, The Rabbi Who Found Messiah

Amit Gvaryahu:- Faith

Background Personally I spend a lot of time listening to Christian Pastors on YouTube. Like Paul Simon, I come away thinking that the Re-union of a mother and her daughter her only moments away. Amit Gvaryahu Writing in the Haaretz, Amit Gvaryahu, seems to think the re-union is not so soon. Amit Gvaryahu Jan 27, 2018 … Continue reading Amit Gvaryahu:- Faith

Rav Daniel & Mirian Burg – “On Being Found”

Lyrics Dear Evan Hansen Even when the dark comes crashing through, you will be found Like you could fall and no one hear When you need a friend to carry you When you are broken on the ground Let the sun come streaming in You will be found   Sermons Neighborhoods as Sacred Space (Beth … Continue reading Rav Daniel & Mirian Burg – “On Being Found”

Yad Vashem – A Monument and a Name

  Salvation Isaiah 56:4-6 …For this is what the LORD says: “To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths, who choose what pleases Me and hold fast to My covenant— I will give them, in My house and within My walls, a memorial and a name better than that of sons and daughters. I will give … Continue reading Yad Vashem – A Monument and a Name

Christine Hayes, Theologian

Wikipedia Link Christine Hayes is the Robert F. and Patricia Ross Weis Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, former Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, and one of the foremost American academics focusing on talmudic-midrashic studies and Classical Judaica. She is also a specialist in the History and Literature of Judaism in Late Antiquity. Before … Continue reading Christine Hayes, Theologian

Nabeel Qureshi – These things remain – “Faith, Hope, & Love”

Background It has been a tough couple of days for me. On Tuesday I realized the parting of Brother Nabeel Qureshi and I have been down ever since. Took a mental, psychological Day Off from work yesterday. Was able to ride the Coastline and I am just so thankful. Comforting Words As Ravi Zacharias said … Continue reading Nabeel Qureshi – These things remain – “Faith, Hope, & Love”

TheAtlantic – How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners ( By Ed Yong )

Introduction Ed Yong has an interesting article in the Feb 2017 Edition of the Atlantic. I especially like it as it shows that we can disagree without being disagreeable.   Story Link It’s a good time to be interested in the brain. Neuroscientists can now turn neurons on or off with just a flash of … Continue reading TheAtlantic – How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners ( By Ed Yong )

NFL Players Trip to Israel

Background Over the weekend I became aware of a story that tracked a planned visit of NFL players to Israel. Story Here is a good take of the story penned by Allison Kaplan Sommer: Haaretz - Israel News Link What was supposed to be a high-profile image-buffing visit by a delegation of 13 NFL players to … Continue reading NFL Players Trip to Israel