Month: November 2013

At Interfaithfulness we care about the synergy between Judaism and Christianity, and partnership between Christians and Jews. This means we want to help Jews and Christians to appreciate and work with each other, and to understand what God is up to in the world that involves both groups. We also offer all kinds of instruction […]

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No reasonable and informed person can take issue with you when you turn to bewailing the sad carnage and persecution perpetrated in the name of Christ against the Jews. Understandably, you draw from this a negative verdict about Christianity and any pretensions of its moral power. Your argument is true as far as it goes. […]

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You make a rhetorical move which, while commonly attributed to Christians, is a caricature: that people are consigned to hell for not believing in Jesus Christ, that a Nazi who makes a death bed confession of faith goes to a blessed eternal reward while the Anne Frank or some other righteous individual goes to hell.  […]

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This is a response to a recent article by Conservative Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles. The article “Why Jews Should Not Accept Jesus Whatever George W. Bush Thinks” appeared in the Jewish Daily Forward. You may read that article here  Dear Rabbi Wolpe, This letter comes to you with high regard for the continuing […]

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In the Messianic Jewish world I am known for insisting that Jewish repentance entails a return to covenant faithfulness expressed in loving adherence to the mitzvot, the commandments we have received in Torah.  I have been teaching this for decades, intensifying my efforts in recent blogs here at www.interfaithfulness.org Whenever I produce biblical arguments for […]

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In general we have been examining my proposition that Jewish repentance is different from that repentance required of Gentiles.  Under that umbrella, we have seen that the pathway of Jewish deparature from God is departure from his mitzvot/commandments, and that therefore the pathway of return includes a return to obeying them. In addition we saw […]

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