Jewish “Stuff”

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When presented with the Appointed Times (special days, holidays, etc.) outlines in Scripture there is an often repeated response that many seem to instinctively give.  It usually sounds a little something like this; “Those are Jewish holidays!” (Or, “That’s just for the Jews,” etc.).  The reason, we believe based upon experience, that response is so common is because that is …

Eight Levels of Giving

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Tzedekah is the Hebrew word for acts that are referred to as “charity.” Giving aid, assistance, and money to the poor and needy and to other worthy causes are examples of tzedekah. However, when we give, we don’t do so simply to be generous and altruistic. We do so because it is an act of righteousness and justice. Something that …