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December 24, 2013
Watching What We Say About Christmas: Coming to Terms

I'll take good blog material anywhere I can find it!  Just the other day I picked some up at a local church. I visited a great place this past Sunday, […]

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December 23, 2013
Son of God Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means!

O. K. It’s Christmas time. If there’s ever a time of the year when people talk about Yeshua, that’s Jesus, and the idea of his being the Son of God, […]

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December 19, 2013
Boundaries: Can They Change and Be Renegotiated?

I am continuing to read in Daniel Boyarin’s The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ. Even though it is a short book and popularly written, I am finding […]

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December 16, 2013
Changing Jewish/Christian Assumptions: Game-Changing Ideas from a Jewish Scholar

Daniel Boyarin is the Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture and Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is one of the greatest talmudists in the world, and has written […]

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December 11, 2013
Can't We All Just Get Along?

Over the years, I have met many intermarried people.  When they marry, it is common for the partners to proclaim how much their in-laws love and accept them. But sometimes […]

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December 6, 2013
Let's Not Get Strange About Christmas, Shall We?

This post comes as a brief interruption of our current discussion of intermarriage to address an issue which has some traction in the Messianic Jewish movement, and which drives me […]

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December 5, 2013
Intermarriage and Faith in Jesus: Is it Good For the Jews?

The recent Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews provides ample grist for the mill of discussion about intermarriage and interfaith issues. We all know that we live in a […]

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November 30, 2013
Offering Religion to a Secularizing and Intermarrying Public: A Hopeless Cause?

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 […]

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November 25, 2013
Intermarriage: The No No That is Now Now

Last week I promised you an entirely new topic stream. Here it is . . . Intermarriage. I am a Jew who believes that my people are a covenantal people […]

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November 19, 2013
PART THREE [Final] – Rabbi David Wolpe’s Article on Why Jews Should Not Accept Jesus – An Open Letter Response

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, […]

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