Monthly Archives: May, 2016

What’s missing from the discussion?

A friend and I were discussing some of the recent and ongoing issues amongst those non-Jews who have knowingly accepted the Seven Commandments. In that conversation, something I see as important was highlighted to me. We were discussing the nature of taxation and government in the modern day and comparing it to the picture we …

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Katzianity—A Book Review of “The World of the Gerring”

Originally posted on Academy of Shem:
To fully understand any cult, one must study the primary text of the religion. In this case, the primary text of the gerring movement is the book co-authored by Rabbis Chaim Clorfene and David Katz, The World of the Ger[ring]. The gerring movement is touted by its members as…

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When you get on the wrong side of “ger”

I have to chuckle … Ok, maybe I don’t have to … but it does make me chuckle. Recently I wrote an article, The Ger Above Us All. I wrote it and didn’t really look back after that. But then a friend tapped me on the shoulder and said “dude, one of the people you …

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The Ger-Bellied Sneeches

Originally posted on Academy of Shem:
The gerrings are quickly becoming the Star-Bellied Sneeches of the Noahide movement. Only the gerring knows the “truth.” Only the gerring is upright and honest. Only the gerring is worthy of respect from their fellow Jewish coreligionists. The old Noahide Law is stifling; the gerring is “free.” The Sola Scriptura…

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Reclaiming Your Bnei Noach Birthright: Pt.1

Originally posted on Emuna Trek:
First, I want to give credit where credit is due. I want to thank Abby Sookraj and Jacob Scharff of beingnoahide.com for the inspiration of this blog series. They made a couple of statements on one of their teaching videos that got my mind to spinning and pondering and everyone…

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You look ridiculous, but you can only be true to yourself

After facing ridicule for some of my views by respected colleagues, friends and even a rabbi I respect, I decided to do the introspective thing again. This decision was also encouraged by the fact that people say that to share my view with my own children is child abuse. The politicians in the country that …

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The American Election – An International response

In the face of someone preaching the importance of upholding the constitution of their country and supporting a presidential candidate in an election, I wrote a response. But I did not want to repeat a mistake in making this all about one country and in doing so exclude the rest of the world. I think …

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