November 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Loved to Death: the Fatal Embrace of Ignorance

The following is a guest post by JewishIsrael member Mordechai Yaakov Allen

I remember Donnie. He was one of the kindest, most gentle souls in our small town. And though he was…some say “slow”…he was also one of…

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Added by Jewish Israel on November 27, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Rabbinic Committee Formulates Policy Regarding the Acceptance of Assistance from Christian Sources

A document of principles regarding the acceptance of monetary and manpower assistance from Christian organizations or individuals has been formulated by the…

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Added by Jewish Israel on November 22, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

JewishIsrael Responds to Rabbi Riskin's Reinterpretation of Rav Soloveitchik's Position

In May 2012, the Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon ran a seven-page feature article in their "Shabbat HaGadol" supplement, penned by Chief Rabbi of Efrat Shlomo Riskin. The subject matter was whether or not…

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Added by Jewish Israel on November 21, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Dr. David Berger Responds to Rabbi Riskin in Makor Rishon

In May 2012 the Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon ran a lengthy feature article by Rabbi Shlomo Riskin in their "Shabbat HaGadol" supplement. The subject matter was whether or not Jewish-Christian theological dialogue is permissible. In that article…

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Added by Jewish Israel on November 21, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Hospital History in the Holy Land: a Proactive Jewish Response to Christian Missionary Activity

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is celebrating their centennial anniversary. Hadassah and other Jewish medical foundations and facilities were founded, in part, as a proactive response to Christian missionary hospitals which during Turkish and British rule were fiercely dedicated to…

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Added by Jewish Israel on November 13, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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