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Could Rabbi Shlomo Riskin's recent video on Parashat Vaetchanan place a question mark in the hearts and minds of Jews over the issue of what constitutes idolatry? Rabbi Riskin feels that the Shema
is a verse which is "difficult to understand". He offers two
interpretations, one of which appears to give credence to "unity" in the
form of the Trinity, Buddhism and Hinduism. Jewish Israel turned to some rabbinic scholars for clarification…more
Reverend Dr. Jonathan Hansen of World Ministries International is an
end-times "prophet" and an in-your-face missionary. Hansen has been
actively proselytizing in Sderot, Israel. He hopes to set up a
missionary dental clinic in cooperation with the Sderot municipality.
Hansen's website proudly displays his numerous connections with Israeli
political, rabbinic and community leaders and activists. He sells
interviews with these personalities in order to support and promote his
Israel's Ministry of Education recently granted a business license to
known missionaries to operate a summer camp in Northern Israel. It seems
that a number of government bodies in Israel are recklessly churning
out permits and authorizations to our "Christian friends", while turning
a collective blind eye to youth-oriented missionary activity in the
Jewish state. Jewish Israel offers a disturbing sampling of
recent developments and activities designed to fuel a jesus revolution
among Israeli youth. And it's been a very hot summer…more