Month: September 2017

Yom Kippur – A Call to Unity and Forgiveness for Gentile and Jew

Yom Kippur, in the words of the Rebbe, “is the Day of Atonement, when we are closest to G‑d and most connected to the essence of our souls. It’s the holiest day of the year, when Jews come together, fasting and praying as one.” And, it just might be the feast that could bring union

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10 Days of Awe

Jewish tradition from the Old Testament dictates these 10 days between the end of Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) are the holiest of all holy days in all the Hebrew calendar. Not only do they provide for a time of rest and reflection, they are also hugely

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Should Christians Celebrate Rosh HaShanah? What about other Jewish Feasts?

I’ve heard many sects of the Christian faith refer to the Jewish Holy Days as having been abolished and no longer significant under the New Testament. As a follower of the Catholic faith, this appeared to me a bit too eerily familiar to the protestant and early reformation attempts to “modernize” the church. A popularly

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Peace is a Weapon – Bomb Away

Peace is a powerful weapon. You’re ability to receive it will determine how you affect the people, atmosphere and circumstances around you. There are always those in every storm and every disaster of life who seem to exhibit a calming sense of strength and affirmation that makes many think either they are nuts or they

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