Category: Jewish

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A Meditative Shabbat in Santa Barbara

Have you ever been on a meditation retreat?  Combining being Jewish and meditation is a fairly new experience for me.  Not until last year were the two joined in my world – during my first meditation retreat.  I found the time of deep introspection to be a precursor to one of the most creative, joy-filled years…

Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

Remembering the Jewish Victims on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Well of course, you might say – isn’t remembering the Jewish victims, what the whole point of the day is?  Apparently not. Below is President Trump’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day: “It is with a heavy heart and somber mind that we remember and honor the victims, survivors, heroes of the Holocaust. It is…

The Wall

What Will God’s Decree Be for Israel in the Coming Year? Getting to the Heart of the Issues Part II

This is the second part of a 2-blog series.  They were both prompted by a recent debate I attended given between two Jewish scholars – Daniel Gordis and Peter Beinart .  I found their opinions about Israel to be extremely thought-provoking.  In Part I, I concentrated on the subject that many think when they hear…

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