Interfaithfulness

Interfaithfulness

Building bridges where history builds walls.

Mountain Climber

We at Interfaithfulness are change agents wherever the lives of Jews and Christians, people like you, intersect. We come together to explore the new relational possibilities made available when we consider the impact and implications of the More Jewish Jesus on religion and relationships.  This of course opens up lots of issues. We are discovering […]

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For Jews, the general term for wicked speech is Lashon Hora (literally, “evil tongue).” And as I said before, the Jewish tradition has researched this matter more deeply than any other culture. We have much to learn! What is Lashon Hora?   Lashon Hora, is a term used broadly in Jewish life to indicate derogatory […]

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Two Facebook notes. Two conflicting perspectives. One big issue bouncing around a religious landscape like a pinball flying off the flipper. The issue has to do with Torah obedience for Jews and non-Jews. One correspondent, Lynn, is a Jewish woman, a Yeshua believer, who is well socialized into the church world. Smart. Spiritually avid. And […]

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There is an old saying, “familiarity breeds contempt.”  Another phrase, attributed to Ben Franklin but perhaps based on a Yiddish original states, “Fish and houseguests stink after three days.”   Yeshua put it this way: “a prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house.” A group of social scientists […]

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In Romans, chapters nine to eleven, Paul speaks of two “fullnesses,” “the fullness of the nations” (11:25) and “the fullness of Israel” (11:12). In verse 12 he says,  “if their [Israel’s] transgression means riches for the world, and their loss means riches for the Gentiles, how much greater riches will their full inclusion bring!” In […]

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