Was Abraham a religious fanatic?

Was Abraham a religious fanatic?

BY RABBI DR. EUGENE KORN Yet who is the fanatic if not the unreasonable person who ignores normal considerations and social constraints to pursue an ideal without constraints? The religious fanatic is not necessarily one ensnared in logical fallacy and irrationality; on the contrary, he appears to be the perfectly consistent religious servant, unwilling to […]

CJCUC Mourns the Passing of Rabbi Dr. Gerald Meister

CJCUC Mourns the Passing of Rabbi Dr. Gerald Meister

Today, the world lost one of the premiere leaders in Jewish-Christian relations, Rabbi Dr. Gerald Meister. In the beginning of the month, Rabbi Meister spoke to both the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation/World Jewish Congress/Latin American Jewish Congress Latin American Clergy Israel Mission as well as CJCUC’s Yale University Student Mission comprised of Orthodox Jews and Christians to […]

Nurturing Relations with Christians in Israel

Nurturing Relations with Christians in Israel

BY DR. FAYDRA L. SHAPIRO The Christmas season had newspapers in Israel trotting out the regular seasonal articles about Christians in Bethlehem, about how the Jewish state cares for its Christian minority by distributing free Christmas trees, about how Christians are persecuted around the Middle East, about how NGOs in Europe mobilize the Christmas story […]