I Am Not A Non-Jew

These words were spoken as a mild rebuke by a pastor friend some years ago. Since that time, I have not spoken of Christians from the nations as non-Jews. What was his point? He explained. “My identity is a positive …

Do We Want The Jews To Disappear?

I am burdened about the destiny of 100,000 to 200,000 Jews in the Churches of North America. Do they continue to maintain any serious Jewish identity and transmission of that identity to their children? Sometimes those in the Messianic Jewish …

Elections Again

We are now living in an amazing and unprecedented situation in Israel.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not able to form a collation and the sticking point is the conflict between former Defense Minister, Avigdor Liberman and the Ultra Orthodox …

Travels in Asia

Just before traveling to the United States, I took a four-nation trip to Asia, China/Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and Korea.  I was traveling to foster the Toward Jerusalem Council II project.  Some of my official page friends may not know …

A Brainwashed People

Recently I came across an article by Daniel Greenfield.  He is a conservative Jewish writer who sometimes provides great insight.  This article engaged the subject of cultural brainwashing.  In Greenfield’s view, many of the people on the left or far …

Three Who Fell Under the Power of the Spirit

Well, enough social commentary.  I want to write now on something totally different.   One of the phenomena during charismatic meetings when people receive prayer is that people fall down.  This is variously described as being slain in the Spirit …

Martina Navratilova Objects

Recently Martina Navratilova objected to transgender women (biological men claiming to be women) participating in women’s sports.  She claimed that they had an unfair advantage and would ruin women’s sports.  There have already been a few examples of such transgenders …

The New York Abortion Law and Religious Values

A new abortion law in New York gives unrestricted abortion rights to women even up to the point of birth even if she is in labor. Surveys show that the majority of Americans want to preserve the right to abortion …

Universal Medicare and Universal Free College

Leaders of the Democratic Party (some of whom are announced candidates for president) are calling for Universal Medicare including doctors’ visits and hospitalization.  The same ones also call for free College for all who qualify.  The bar is pretty low …