The Battle For The Confederate Battle Flag

"We have been servants of bad causes." - Yom Kippur Confession "No army ever went into battle in support of a worse cause than the Confederates." – Shelby Foote, Civil War Historian In 1981, the German film, "Das Boot" (The Boat) was released. It was the story of a...

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THE CORE-OBSERVANCES OF PASSOVER

"Lest your minds be corrupted (fermented, spoiled) from the simplicity that is in Messiah." - 2Corinthians 11:3 Yeshua, our Messiah, modeled for us a way of looking at the commandments of God in the Torah that engaged with their main intentions and avoided...

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Can “Halloween” Be Kosher?

Can "Halloween" be Kosher for God-Followers? By Rabbi Bruce L. Cohen ©2014 Bruce L. Cohen • Distribution/Reprinting not-for-profit permitted with attribution • All Other Rights Reserved [This is a position paper written and published to our synagogue's Member...

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Tel Aviv, Massachusetts

TEL AVIV, MASSACHUSETTS “Differing weights and differing measures, both are repugnant to The Creator.” – Proverbs 20:10 In July 2014, the Arab political and terror organization called, Hamas (“Zeal” in Arabic), organized and fomented the kidnap and murder of three...

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Time For One Outcry From All Humankind

Our synagogue mourns with all Israel and all civilized humanity the deaths of the three Israeli teenagers found dead today outside Hebron. For any who would seek to spin the murder-kidnapping nature of this recent child-slaughter: the civilized world must rise with...

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Clarity In An Age Of Mandatory Equalities

"If slavery is not wrong, then nothing is wrong." – Abraham Lincoln, April 4, 1864. "They were amazed, because He taught with authoritative clarity, not like the scholars and legal theorists." - Mark 1:27 (author's amplified translation) Every so often, something I...

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