Monthly Archives: September 2016

Secular Jewish Rabbinate Growing In Israel

Sep 26, 2016 | | 1 comment

“They come from varied Jewish backgrounds — from Ethiopian shepherd to secular kibbutznik to Modern Orthodox rabbi — and speak 10 languages. But with the backing of these two well-rooted institutions, the first cohort of a new Israeli Rabbinate is working to realize Tchernichovsky’s hope and “catalyze a process of spiritual rejuvenation for the Israeli […more]

Evidence of Solomon’s Palace and the 2nd Temple

Though not historically accurate in its myths about people and places (and far from it!), the one thing these ruins do demonstrate (yet, again!) is that the Jewish “Bible”, in all its mythological accounts of events, is somewhat based on real historical events and places. (That is, once you get to the legends about kings […more]