Is it the End of the World?

Is it the End of the World?

October 2011 Archives

Does Anyone Care?

posted by jfletcher

Whenever I have a conversation with a liberal Christian, which is often, and the subject is the Arab-Israeli conflict, my conversation partner never seems terribly interested in the existential threats to Jews in Israel. I ask if the security fence […]

Sticking Point

posted by jfletcher

One of the little-known sites for tourists in Jerusalem is a small street on the east side of the Old City. It leads to Lion’s Gate, where Israeli forces broke through on June 7, 1967, and re-took the city. It […]

Rage

posted by jfletcher

The Bible says Jesus will return to the earth in the last days. A lot of people have a problem with that.

Sacrifice on Yom Kippur

posted by jfletcher

The holiest day on the Jewish calendar is called Yom Kippur (“The Day of Atonement”). It is marked by a 25-hour fast and prayer time. Yom Kippur is a time of deep personal reflection, and it is especially poignant to […]

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He came, He saw, He conquered
Mark 16 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him. And very early in the morning the first da

posted 9:09:57pm Apr. 19, 2014 | read full post »

Fighting BDS
For some time, Israel’s enemies have been cultivating relationships in a seemingly benign environment: America’s religious community. In particular, BDS (Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions) efforts have continued apace within mainline communities (Presbyterian Church-USA; United Methodist Church; etc.

posted 2:30:21pm Mar. 05, 2014 | read full post »

The Great(?) Debate
I don’t know that it was the end of the creationist movement—I’ll be accused of hysterics on that one by my own kind—but if I’m being fair and objective, Bill Nye more than held his own in his debate with Ken Ham at the latter’s Creation Museum in Kentucky tonight.      (

posted 10:40:50pm Feb. 04, 2014 | read full post »

Warrior
The Warrior is about to go to his fathers. If press reports are accurate, 85-year-old Israeli legend Ariel Sharon is near death. In a coma for almost eight years, “Arik” is slipping from life. Not wanting to falsely anticipate his demise (we still remember the early Titanic headlines: “Al

posted 6:44:29pm Jan. 01, 2014 | read full post »

JFK in Palestine
Four pages, typewritten. Analytical. Discerning of a situation so complex, not much has changed in 75 years. John F. Kennedy in Palestine. On the eve of World War II, the future president visited the tortured little region on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean and, just before leaving

posted 10:56:00pm Nov. 21, 2013 | read full post »


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