Monthly Archives: October, 2017

An Open Letter to a Potential “Ger” – by Jim

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
Dear Philip, At the end of our lunch the other day, you excitedly informed me that you had discovered a new group of non-Jews that believe in the God of Israel and in the authority of the Torah, a group that calls themselves Gerim. I…

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Open Letters from Rabbis about Katz and Clorfene

As would be fairly common knowledge now, a group of rabbis, with the permission of rabbi Yoel Schwartz, have denounced the teachings of rabbis Katz and Clorfene. I’ve been asked to share the letters so here they are. Open Letter from Rabbis Open Letter from Rabbi Moshe Weiner Rabbi Schwartz on David Katz

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The Shabbat given in the late 20th Century – the “universal shabbat”

It’s odd. I did a video about this years ago, but I didn’t write an article. I’ll write the article now, but I’ll still post the video. Ok. So … man, I am surprised I didn’t write about this before. Anyway, may as well fill the void while I’m here. So a convert to Judaism, …

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I speak English

This is a rant. Feel free to pass this one by if … wait, why do you need a warning or disclaimer? Let me get on with this. It’s quite obvious, isn’t it? But I’ll say it again in a different way. My first language is English. That’s my native tongue. I know other languages …

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“Seven laws not enough” – the much needed detox

It’s nice to meet a friendly person. I did so recently, but in the midst of friendly dialogue, he said something that I felt needed a deep and reasoned response. And of course I gave that response … errr … well … well it seemed … … OK! OK! I ranted, alright! LoL! Yes, I …

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Gentile pride

A time ago, I had a great debate/discussion with Dr. Michael Schulman from AskNoah Intl. It was great because it was one of those occasions where we were on opposite sides of a point, but we walked away still respecting each other. He still had the friendly policy of answering my questions when he had …

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