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THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY WAR AGAINST AMALEK

This past week we found out a whole bunch of information about Steven Sotloff, the American journalist executed by ISIS, that had been deliberately kept from us. We discovered that he was Jewish, part of a wonderful Jewish family from Miami, and the grandson of Holocaust survivors. We discovered he had studied in Israel, and … Continue reading “THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY WAR AGAINST AMALEK”

FAITH IS CONTINGENT ON DOUBT

The very intriguing aspect of the Purim story, and the principle feature that differentiates it from other Bible narratives, is its total lack of, or seeming lack of, Divine involvement. The events leading up to the salvation we celebrate on Purim seem, on the face of it, a totally random, if somewhat lucky, series of … Continue reading “FAITH IS CONTINGENT ON DOUBT”