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– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

Special Shabbat: God’s Hidden Ways

Little Aleph For the last two weeks, we have been watching the people of Israel building the Tabernacle. This sanctuary was to accompany the Jewish people throughout their long journey in the…

Change Of Hearts: Malach Panav

Last time, we saw the people of Israel bringing excessively bountiful donations for the building of the Tabernacle. As one of the Midrashim says, “they came both men and women; that is…

Change Of Hearts: From The Golden Calf To The Tabernacle

Shabbat Shekalim Dear friends, since we have already paused our Acts series, I decided to extend this pause to have a look at the current Torah portions. There are several reasons for…

What Went Wrong? (2): A Great Deception  

  You have hidden their heart from understanding… You will not exalt them. Job 17:4   Now also many nations have gathered against you, who say, “Let her be defiled, and let…

What Went Wrong?  (1)

A few weeks ago, there was a question in the comments: “How would you describe, ‘what went wrong’ between Jews and Christians? There were many historical events, but what do you see…

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