28 08, 2014

Accept the truth no matter what its source

By |2014-08-28T08:54:37-07:00August 28th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                        Accept the truth no matter what its source[1]   After devoting three chapters in the book of Numbers with ninety-six verses to the story of the non-Israelite prophet Balaam, Scripture adds another two verses In Deuteronomy 23:5–6 to remind us that God refused to listen to Balaam and turned his planned curses into [...]

14 08, 2013

Kol Isha is essentially dead

By |2014-01-23T05:18:43-07:00August 14th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                  By Israel Drazin Virtually all societies and religions, if not all, are paternalistic, belittle women, discriminate against them, and require them to dress and act in ways that preclude them from possibly enticing men. Judaism is no exception. While Judaism is not monolithic and Jews differ widely, many Jews do not treat [...]