The Role of the Nation – excerpt from The Council of My Nation

The Role of the Nation The role of the nation in relation to the Law is complex and multifaceted. It is the role of the nation to preserve the Law and her spirit for future generations

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Assessment and Rebuttal

Assessment of the Debate between Rabbi Blumenthal and Dr. Brown on the Real Jewish Messiah This essay is not a rebuttal to Dr. Brown’s third video

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Open Letter to KAVI – from Jim

Kavi, The Torah is not your plaything. It is not right for you to misrepresent its teachings the way you do. It is not right for you to substitute your own teachings for those of HaShem

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Differences – a letter from Eleazar

These are things that are defined differently between the two religions. I came to the conclusion that the kind of cleansing and holiness required by God according to Christianity was not possible within the framework of the Christian faith

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Two Sides of the Same Coin – Proverbs 30:6

1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources Two Sides of the Same Coin – Proverbs 30:6   “Do not add on to His words, lest He prove it in you and you will turn out to be false.” The nature of translation is such that no matter how loyal you are to the original, some of the flavor will go lost. This verse in Proverbs is a classic example of the limitations of translation. Allow me to elaborate: The first phrase in this verse is easily translated and understood – Do not add on to His words; obviously referring to the words of God

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Jewish Self-Identity; an excerpt from “Covenant Nation”

In his description of the sense of Jewish self-identity that preceded Christianity, Boyarin has forgotten a key element in that sense of self-identity. The Jewish people did not just see themselves merely as a community; they saw themselves as a community that stands in a special relationship with God. Obviously, some Jews took this relationship more seriously than did others, but being a Jew meant being tied up with God.

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Deadly Parable – excerpt from Supplement

Then Brown goes on to one of the most staggering arguments in this five volume series (and there are no shortage of these): “Or consider this parable of Jesus, one that proved to be incredibly prophetic just forty years after his death and resurrection:   “Listen to another parable: there was a landowner who planted a vineyard, he put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower.

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Yisroel Blumenthal’s response to Dr. Brown’s response

In response to Dr. Brown’s response ( https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2016/10/23/dr-bros-response-to-comment-429/  )   Dr. Brown The purpose of this dialogue is that we put our respective arguments out in the open, so the public can see them and judge for themselves

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Dr. Brown’s Response to comment # 429

Rabbi Blumenthal, Here is my much-belated response to your post # 429  https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/post-429/   on an old thread https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/written-debate-with-dr-brown/ on the old Line of Fire website. I have included your post throughout in italics

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Oh How Tricky They Are!

Oh How Tricky They Are! My Jewish education was not what it should have been. Oh yes I went to Hebrew School from age 5 to my Bar Mitzvah.I was brought up an Orthodox Jew but I knew almost nothing as far as our Tanach was concerned.

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