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Posts Tagged: Sanhedrin

April 21, 2015 12:54 pm

How Early Christians Traded Pilate for the Jews

"Crucify him, crucify him!" shouted the multitude of Jews when Pontius Pilate asked them what he should do with Jesus. These few harsh words, which appear...

July 30, 2014 10:57 am

Jewish Warfare: A Traditional Perspective

In the timely hour of battle between Israel and its neighbors, it is helpful to recall the timeless principles of warfare set out in the...

April 10, 2014 9:48 am

Jesus, Paul, and Others Saw Themselves as Jews

If you were accused of a crime punishable by death wouldn't you use your best defense? And if you believed that you didn't commit a...

March 7, 2014 8:04 am

The Sins of Leaders

Leaders make mistakes. That is inevitable. So, strikingly, our parsha implies. The real issue is how he or she responds to those mistakes. The point is...

July 9, 2013 8:50 am

Reestablishing the Great Sanhedrin and Gerusia?

From the time of Moses and for over 1,500 years, the Jewish People had legislative-judicial councils that went by various names and exercised powers that...

May 24, 2013 6:55 am

Michael Gove and History

It is a popular misconception that there is no precise word in the Bible for "history". But the Bible uses the words "Divrei...

March 31, 2013 4:15 pm

Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2013

1. A central Passover lesson: Liberty entails responsibility, communal-awareness, blood, sweat and tears; not complacency, wishful-thinking or egotism. Sustaining liberty obligates free people to...

September 3, 2012 10:03 am

Israel @ 100: Looking Ahead

At 64, the State of Israel Has Proven Its Vitality and Resilience. Still, Areas of Improvement Remain for Generations of Israelis to Enhance Their...

September 8, 2011 3:19 am

It’s a New Year, Choose Life

Jewish Law tells us that upon meeting a friend whom you have not seen for 12 months, one  is required to make the blessing, "Blessed...

July 27, 2011 2:35 pm

The Constitution of the United States (R.I.P.)

Cause of Death: It became a "living, breathing document" On July 19, 2011, it was reported that former President Bill...


Jamaal Bowman Calls for End to Iron Dome Funding, Denounces AIPAC as...

US Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) has recently intensified his anti-Israel rhetoric, condemning the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) as...


Israeli Actress Shira Haas Wins Award for Role in Upcoming TV Series...

Israeli actress Shira Haas was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival on Tuesday night for...

Middle East

UN Committee Says Not Enough Evidence to Declare a Famine in Gaza

The United Nations Famine Review Committee (FRC), a panel of experts in international food security and nutrition, has cast doubt on the notion that the northern Gaza Strip is suffering...

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