Posts Tagged ‘Jewish identity’

Are Messianic Jews descendants of original Jewish Christians?

Friday, November 29th, 2013

“Messianic Jews “represent themselves as modern-day counterparts of first-century Jewish-Christian followers of Jesus, who, as it were, went underground for almost two millenia only to resurface recently as today’s Jewish messianics!” says Rabbi Michael J. Cook, the Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor in Judeo-Christian Studies at Hebrew Union College, writes in his book, Modern Jews Engage the Read more

Circumcision ban is an affront to Jewish and Muslim identity

Friday, July 20th, 2012

A German court has rejected identity and history in favour of a liberal concept of choice, but there’s more to right and wrong. In November 2010, a Muslim doctor in Germany carried out a circumcision on a four-year old-boy at the request of his parents. A few days later the boy started bleeding and was Read more