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Jesus the Strategist: Part II

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

By the time Jesus got to the outskirts of Jerusalem, the Jewish leaders -- the priests, the Pharisees, the Sanhedrin -- were concerned about the large number of people who apparently had joined up with him. Was Jesus about to launch a campaign to anoint himself as the expected Messiah?

The Invisible Man: Parshat Tetzaveh

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Moses' name does not appear in this week's Torah portion. Why not? And how does he gain our admiration by disappearing?

It's So Easy Being Green: Parshat Beha'aloscha

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 07.19.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Aaron was upset that he and his tribe did not get to donate offerings for the inauguration of the Altar. G-d cheered him up by reassuring him hat he would get to light the Menorah. Was Aaron jealous?

Come In, Take Your Shoes Off: A New Look at Tisha B'Av

Angela Himsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Angela Himsel

Let me tell you who I was, or who I believed myself to be, when I came to be built among you. You saw me as a bridge between the earth and heaven, but come closer.