It is with heavy heart and sadness that I have to announce that our co-blogger and long time friend Charles Ryalls has been diagnosed with stage 4 inoperable cancer throughout his body. 130 more words
For all those dealing with the issue of Jewish Idenity. Knowledge is power. Know your past, proclaim your future. Be not what you are called, but who you are called to be! Matrilineal Jewish Identity is not biblical, it's halachic. And taken from Roman culture of the time. When studied one finds a stark contrast in regards to matrilineal v.s patrilineal Jewish identity between the 2nd temple period historical writtings and after the destruction and establishment of a formal Christian religion of Rome.