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It is fashionable among many Christians today to regard anything that is habitual to be "unspiritual." Habitualness smacks of cold religious formalism rather than the warm, spontaneous response of the human spirit to God.
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Yet, two centuries of Christian Colonialism prevented him and many other Igbo from exploring that connection further.
I'm a skeptical person. So I was apprehensive when Yesh Atid won 19 mandates in the Israeli parliament this January.
A group of Jewish women in their senior years will celebrate a childhood rite of passage today.
There was this Israeli man who from time to time put a slip of paper in the cracks between the stones of the Western Wall, asking God for favors - as Jews have been doing for centuries.
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews participate at a May 16, 2013 rally to oppose the government's plan to start drafting yeshiva students into military and national service.
United Torah Judaism Ya'akov Litzman was questioned with a warning by police on Thursday in suspicion of fraud, Army Radio reported.
In this week's Torah reading we read about a unique observance: The rule of the Nazirite.
" A local rabbinical court ruled that the petitioning couple's marriage had been religiously invalid from the outset because the woman's conversion to Judaism 14 years earlier, was inauthentic." Introduction: What appears below, although critical, is meant to draw attention to issues I feel may impact how Israel is viewed by our Diaspora.
This week the two Abrahamic faiths of Judaism and Christianity celebrate the liturgical feast of Pentecost , which is the ancient Jewish holiday festival called the "feast of weeks" or Shavuot .
After the disgusting display of intolerance at the Western Wall on Friday, when a concerted and violent effort was made to prevent the Women of the Wall from giving thanks to the Creator on the new month of Sivan, on a morning preceding Shabbat and just a few days before the Shavuot festival - which teaches kindness, concern for one's fellow human ... (more)
There's no better and more timely reading recommendation for Shavuot eve than Patrilineal Descent in American Reform Judaism, a paper recently published by the Jewish People Policy Institute .
Boomer comedies and teen party flicks aren't the only movies buoyed by their soundtracks.
Shas spirtual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and Chief Sephardi Rabbi Shlomo Amar during a Shas party Passover conference, April 2012 Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, spiritual head of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, has expressed support for a deal which would pave the way for Rabbi Yaakov Ariel to become the next Ashkenazi chief rabbi, and keep incumbent Rabbi ... (more)
I was away most of the day, today and yesterday, helping the good guys, so I wasn't here as much as I usually am, plus I'll have a big announcement tomorrow about something that will interest you, something I've been working on for some time.