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“THE FATHERS HAVE EATEN SOUR GRAPES

and the children’s teeth are set on edge.” The Jewish prophet Jeremiah spoke of an ancient saying. But then he continues, “Instead, everyone will die for his own sin; whoever eats sour grapes—his own teeth will be set on edge.” … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY “ISRAEL?”

Ben Gurion, Jewish founder of the secular government of “Israel” championed it as a new  nation in 1948.  Not religious, the new government nevertheless adopted the historical name from the Hebrew Scriptures. Jewish ancestors are known as the “Children of … Continue reading

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