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  1. Admin Singh

    Interfaith Sikhs, Jews And God

    Hear O Israel the Lord our God the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might. And these words which I command you today shall be upon your heart. You shall teach them thoroughly to your children, and you shall speak of them...
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    Refuge?

    I follow the Old Testament along with a few other people. We are looking for a refuge from modern culture which we consider to be evil. This is partly for our families. We do not want our children to grow up around evil, and we ourselves would like to associate with moral people. We do not...
  3. aristotle

    Judaism “We Are All Sikhs:” A Perspective On Sikhs From A Jewish Rabbi

    Exactly one year ago, a white supremacist attacked the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Six people were killed. And from that tragedy went forth a chant that even made it onto a T-shirt: “We are all Sikhs.” A few days later, I attended an interfaith Ramadan break fast in Morristown, New...
  4. aristotle

    Judaism Holocaust Denial

    Holocaust deniers are people who contend that the Holocaust - the attempt by Nazi Germany to annihilate European Jewry during World War Two - never happened. Deniers dismiss all assertions that the Holocaust took place as conscious fabrications, or as psychotic delusions. Some even claim that...
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    Judaism Judaism & Sikhi

    This is a very enlightening read from the "Sikh review", a pdf article on some similarities between Judaism and Sikhism, which I think could bode well as a discussion point for interfaith dialogue: http://www.sikhreview.org/pdf/march1996/pdf-files/inter.pdf The article also discusses some...
  6. Admin Singh

    Religious Young People: Why Did This Sikh, Jew, Christian And Buddhist Become More Observant Than Th

    A survey published this week found more young people turning away from religion, believing that the definition of being "moral" meant looking after your family rather than taking part in religion. More than half of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned in the poll said their peers were less...
  7. xkatz

    Judaism Ask Me About Judaism

    Since I am most likely the only Jewish person here feel free to ask questions about Judaism. I will try my best to give an accurate, non-sectarian answer.
  8. spnadmin

    Judaism The Rabbi Who Believes In Zeus: Why All Intuitions Of God Are Incomplete

    Rabbi Alan Lurie Author, 'Five Minutes on Mondays: Finding Unexpected, Purpose, Peace and Fulfillment at Work' Writing blogs for the Huffington Post's Religion section -- in which I often attempt to present a nuanced, personal understanding of God, and a defense of the inherent goodness in...
  9. spnadmin

    Judaism The Confounding, All-Penetrating And Revolutionary Voice Of God

    Arnold M. Eisen Chancellor, The Jewish Theological Seminary The Confounding, All-Penetrating and Revolutionary Voice of God The covenant ceremony at Sinai is the pivot on which the rest of Torah turns. Everything that precedes Sinai in the Torah's narrative leads up to it. Everything...
  10. spnadmin

    Judaism Tu B'Shvat: An Ancient Jewish Holy Day For Modern Environmentalists

    Gabe Crane Tu B'Shvat, long ago the annual date set aside in ancient Israel for determining the age of trees, essentially as a tax matter, today marks what has come to be known as the "Jewish New Year for Trees." In that fact, it is not unique -- it is one of four "new years" events...
  11. spnadmin

    Judaism Kabbalah: A Sacred Science Of The Future?

    Kabbalah: A Sacred Science of the Future Yehuda Berg I enjoyed reading "The Jewish View of Creationism" by Rabbi Adam Jacobs on Huffington Post. Coincidentally, we at Kabbalah Publishing are re-editing one of the Rav's previous works in which he discusses time and space from the perspective of...
  12. Admin Singh

    Judaism What Is The Biggest Divide In The Jewish Community?

    A recent article by preeminent Jewish historian Dr. Jonathan Sarna demonstrates how, contrary to predictions, rifts between American Jewish denominations have failed to tear our community asunder -- even between Orthodox and the more liberal streams -- and in fact, there's considerably more...
  13. N

    Judaism Bridging The Divide Between Judaism And Christianity (Forward)

    Jewish Publication Society, 360 pages, $20. We are in an age of tremendous interest in Jewish-Christian relations, so new books on the topic come as no surprise. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/Christianity/SIG=118agjski/*http%3A//www.forward.com/articles/3638
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    Christianity My Rejection Of Christianity, Islam, Judaism As Religions From GOD

    I believe in a GOD that is so humble that he will bring himself down to human form, a GOD that does not hate, a GOD that does not give us one try but helps us to realise that only HE/SHE/IT is perfect and we are not, many lives to get it right. In these religions, God is jealous, hates, and...
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    Judaism Hair In Judaism

    Hair Symbolizes: Beauty, strength, holiness, mourning *In the Bible, a man could take a Nazirite vow and assume a certain kind of holiness. Part of this vow includes not cutting one's hair. Samson was a Nazirite whose hair held the secret to his strength. *Mourners do not cut...
  16. N

    Judaism What Is Reformed Judaism ?

    Please explain.
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    Judaism Judaism, God Is One!

    Hereis a jewish view of God Everyone is familiar with the Shema, the Jewish Pledge of Allegiance: "Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one" (Deut. 6:4). "Oneness" is crucial to a proper understanding of God. In fact, Maimonides writes that the highest level of wisdom a human...
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