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We are very excited to announce that we are transitioning from our current website to the Global Jews for Judaism site at east.jewsforjudaism.org We will continue to maintain this website, however, the new global site will provide a greater level of access to content from all of the offices of... Read more here

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Q) I was given a book by a friend entitled: Isaiah 53-Explained. It is very confusing and I really don't know who "the Servant" is......It sounds like it IS talking about "Yeshua Hamoschaich" (Jesus).... Read more here

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Rabbi Yisroel Blumenthal

Isaiah 53 – a Verse by Verse Exposition

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52:13 Behold, My servant shall succeed; he will be exalted and become high and exceedingly lofty.

The success and exaltation of God’s servant is an event that the prophet sees as futuristic. The immediate context (52:7-12) tells us that this is part of the... Read more here

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I have a question about the Book of Ruth. As a Moabite, why was Ruth allowed to convert to Judaism, given the biblical injunction against accepting converts from the Moabite nation?

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Excellent question! Actually, Ruth's descendant – the illustrious King David – was hassled by some people claiming that Ruth's conversion was controversial. She was from the nation of Moab, and... Read more about this answer

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Ira Michaelson, our Outreach Coordinator along with co-host Rod Bryant present a hard hitting radio show dealing with issues relevant to Jewish Life and Faith. Click on the player below and hear the most recent broadcast, or listen here live each Sunday at 3PM ET. Previous show archives can be found at www.spreaker.com/beyondthematrix
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