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We are very excited to announce that we are transitioning from our current website to the Global Jews for Judaism site at east.jewsforjudaism.org We will continue to maintain this website, however, the new global site will provide a greater level of access to content from all of the offices of... Read more here

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Q) I was given a book by a friend entitled: Isaiah 53-Explained. It is very confusing and I really don't know who "the Servant" is......It sounds like it IS talking about "Yeshua Hamoschaich" (Jesus).... Read more here

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Including you don’t need to be Jewish to get to Heaven - By Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith

1. We are meant to savor the pleasures of the world:

The Jerusalem Talmud says that God will take us to task for not partaking in permissible pleasures of this world (Kiddushin, 4:12). God didn't put the delights of this world here to tease us. Enjoy that hot fudge sundae, but do it mindfully, like a connoisseur, savoring each... Read more here


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I have a question about the Book of Ruth. As a Moabite, why was Ruth allowed to convert to Judaism, given the biblical injunction against accepting converts from the Moabite nation?

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Excellent question! Actually, Ruth's descendant – the illustrious King David – was hassled by some people claiming that Ruth's conversion was controversial. She was from the nation of Moab, and... Read more about this answer

Beyond the Matrix

Ira Michaelson, our Outreach Coordinator along with co-host Rod Bryant present a hard hitting radio show dealing with issues relevant to Jewish Life and Faith. Click on the player below and hear the most recent broadcast, or listen here live each Sunday at 3PM ET. Previous show archives can be found at www.spreaker.com/beyondthematrix
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