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Doeg the Edomite (and Priest Slayer)

November 20, 2014
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Doeg the Edomite (and Priest Slayer)

Part 3 of 4 in this week’s “How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity” series.  Doeg wasn’t simply King Saul’s chief herdsman. The notorious Edomite has been regarded by rabbis as one of the greatest scholars of his time. So convincingly intelligent, in fact, that he made all of his interlocutors…

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Ahitophel, King David’s Divine Betrayer

November 19, 2014
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Ahitophel, King David’s Divine Betrayer

Part 2 of 4 in this week’s “How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity” series.  Counselor…

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Little Prince George and The Mohel of the Royals

August 2, 2013
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What do you get a royal schmuck? A royal mohel, of course! Looks like little Prince George Alexander…

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Calendar Girls

April 12, 2012
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How many biblical women can you think of? Sarah, Rebecca,…

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Do Jews Meditate?

February 15, 2012
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How did the prophets of the Bible receive their prophecy? Aryeh Kaplan,…

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The Messy Birth of the Messiah

August 8, 2011
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Tisha B’Av is the saddest day on the…

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David Had a Rock Band

February 22, 2011
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Here’s a songwriter whose lyrics haven’t been heard…

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Horror Stories from the Bible

January 21, 2011
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These aren’t the Bible stories you grew up with. In…

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