"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

original sin

Fun-ders and Blunders: ! “I’m going to create man and women…”

June 16, 2011
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Q & A – Original Sin?

June 8, 2011

Here is the Jewish view of Original Sin. by Rabbi Tovia Singer The term “original sin” is unknown to the Jewish scriptures, and the church’s teachings on this doctrine are antithetical to the core principles of the Torah and its prophets. According to church teachings, the mortal sin committed by our first parents in the […]

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Q & A – Does Judaism Believe in Original Sin? What Does the Bible Really Say?

May 27, 2011

Dear Rabbi Singer,  Does the Jewish faith have a teaching comparable to that of “original sin” in the Christian tradition?  By this I mean the teaching that all human beings are born with an innate tendency to disobey God.  In my particular Christian tradition, water baptism is required for the removal of this sin.  Would […]

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What Jews Believe…

May 23, 2011

Welcome to What Jews Believe Jewish beliefs concerning life, death, sin, forgiveness, and atonement are different from Christian beliefs. For this reason, there can be no such thing as a “Jew for Jesus” or a “Messianic Jew.” People who call themselves such are Christians who espouse Christian beliefs. They often claim to be Jews, but […]

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