Jewish Beliefs & Practices

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-Ron Wolfson says that you should make “God’s To-Do Listâ€? your To-Do list. Literally: “Compile. Keep track. Make lists. Itemize… Revisit, revise, refresh.â€? (Jewish Journal)

-”Does our prayer book really need to be consistent with our theology? Must we believe the words we recite in their most literal sense? Is our prayer book a catechism of Jewish belief?â€? No, says Leon Morris. (The Jerusalem Post)

-Rabbis from Orthodox and Reform backgrounds join to present their insights into Jewish mysticism. (NJ Jewish News)

-REUVEN HAMMER addresses the meaning of “The chosen people.” (The Jerusalem Post)

-BuJu Jay Michaelson responds to neo-atheist Sam Harris, arguing that Harris “has no notion that religion is not always about belief, or that it is deliberately designed to function on multiple levels, or that it has progress built into it.� (Zeek)

-LYNN HARRIS looks at why Judaism is so disinterested in celebrating birthdays. (Nextbook)

Posted on November 19, 2007

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