"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

Rashi

The Shituf Excuse: Preserving Madness Because It’s Permissible!

April 26, 2013

So I’ve heard it all again from the mouth of a Jew, a rabbi no less. The message goes something along these lines. Christianity is ok for gentiles but not for Jews. Gentiles aren’t warned about shituf, it’s not prohibited as part of their commandments, so, as Christianity is classed as shituf, then it’s fine for gentiles […]

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Sins of the Leaders

August 2, 2011

by Rabbi Israel Chait On the holiday of Shavuot, known as the feast of weeks, based on Exodus 34:22, we read the book of Ruth. The book opens with the story of Elimelech who left the land of Israel due to a famine and subsequently met his demise. The Rabbis tell us that Elimelech was […]

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Q & A: How Do Missionaries Paint the Virgin Birth Into the Mouth of Rashi?

June 21, 2011

Question:  I had spent six years in the messianic movement until my family asked me to study your tape series with an open mind.  I did and as a result, I have returned to Judaism.  I have been a religious Jew for more than a year.  Ever since I left, however, a Christian friend of […]

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Who is God’s Suffering Servant? The Rabbinic Interpretation of Isaiah 53…

May 23, 2011

by Rabbi Tovia Singer Despite strong objections from conservative Christian apologists, the prevailing rabbinic interpretation of Isaiah 53 ascribes the “servant” to the nation of Israel who silently endured unimaginable suffering at the hands of its gentile oppressors. The speakers, in this most-debated chapter, are the stunned kings of nations who will bear witness to […]

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