"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

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Does Judaism Believe in Satan? Part Two

July 13, 2011

By Being Jewish The Christians don’t understand how an angel of G-d can try to seduce people to disobey G-d, so they came to the unsupported conclusion that Satan must have rebelled against G-d. This is completely contrary to everything Judaism believes. We reject that interpretation entirely. What, then, does Judaism teach about Satan? Did […]

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Fun-ders & Blunders – Christian New Testament

June 11, 2011

Let’s imagine you have a neighbor named Fred. You get an idea one day, and knock on Fred’s door Fred: Hello? You: Hi Fred. I have a proposition for you. I’m going to give you your house, to keep forever, if you clean my house for the rest of your life. What do you say? […]

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Devil, Demons and Hell …

June 7, 2011

By Shmuel Golding   Essential to Christianity is the belief in the devil. The devil comes up throughout the New Testament where he is considered to be on par with G-d. We are moving into the 21st Century, but fundamental Christianity is still in the Middle Ages. What is generally seen by rational minds as […]

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The Devil in Judaism or Lack of a Devil …

June 7, 2011

by Lewis Loflin There is no devil in Judaism and never was. The term “devil” doesn’t exist in the Old Testament. The term Satan appears 13 times in the Old Testament mainly in Job and in every case is a servant of God. But written in the late post-exile book of Zechariah 3:2, “And the […]

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Q & A – Who is Satan?

May 27, 2011

Question  When you were in Buffalo, NY in November of  ’96, during the extended question and answer time, you were asked your view on angels and specifically about Satan.  I was astounded at your answer and was more astounded that the other rabbis present did not step into the discussion. In your explanation of Satan […]

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Q & A – Who was Jesus?

May 27, 2011

Question: Apparently, you guys have not read about the foolishness of the Sanhedrin 2000 years ago.  Or perhaps, God has hardened your hearts. “Eloi Eloi lama sabachthani?” I’m sure you understand this as clearly as the Sanhedrin 2000 years ago understood this.  Do you really believe that a poor carpenter born in Bethlehem of the […]

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Jews Believe in the Satan, but not in the Devil.

May 23, 2011

by Rabbi Stuart Federow   There is a difference between The Satan and the devil. IN SHORT… For Jews, anything that even remotely conflicts with the idea that God is One and Indivisible will be rejected because it precludes true, pure, monotheism. The idea that there is a God in heaven above who fights against […]

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