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(03/01/2015) Correctly Knowing Israel?

Both finite ethnic and infinite spiritual identity are in view, today.  Christians are to be distinctive as set apart for service to GOD (we say, sanctified) through their endowments and gifts of atonement, divine purpose, fellowship, sacred knowledge, and sacred practice (we say, sacraments).  896 more words


Obama Must Call Islamic Terror by Its Real Name

Over the years I’ve learned from personal experience that religions–mine, for example, Judaism–can be twisted and hijacked in the name of carrying out violent acts. In such cases, I believe no solution can be found without naming the religion being hijacked. 776 more words

Watch Leonard Nimoy Explain The Jewish Origins Of The Vulcan Salute From 'Star Trek'

Last year, Leonard Nimoy took part in an interview with the Yiddish Book Center as part of the  Wexler Oral History Project in which he discussed the origins of the iconic Vulcan salute.   202 more words


The Schoenfelds and Erbes-Budesheim: Part II

In my last post, I wrote about Erbes-Budesheim, the German town where my Schoenfeld ancestors lived, where my 3x-great-grandmother was born, and where my 4x- and 5x-great-grandparents lived.    2,812 more words




Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 73:25-26 ESV


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Senator Slade Gorton’s Crypto Sister

Washington State Senator Thomas Slade Gorton III was born on January 8, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois. Gorton later served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1946 before attending Dartmouth College, and then Columbia Law School, where he graduated before he joined the U. 565 more words