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Broken Hearted.......Please Help

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

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Anyone with one Jewish parent a has a right to call himself Jewish: Why patrilineal descent is the more authentic tradition

One of the great schisms in Judaism today is what “rules” we follow to define or identify who is Jewish. This may come as a surprise, but this is actually nothing new. 1,068 more words

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Shimshon reblogged this on The Messianic Way and commented:

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.

Meet the (Christian) Mockers

I recently watched the movie ‘Meet the Fockers’ again. They wittingly make a mockery of marriage and romance.  Comedy is the cure for almost all sadness, and a person who knows how to laugh at themselves will live longer than a stiff-necked cynic. 618 more words

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