Religion & Beliefs

Welcome to Faithhacker! Now what?

Welcome to Faithhacker!  Now what?
By November 1, 2006

There's something a little daunting about the first post of what hopes to become a lively, challenging, interactive blog on "spirituality" or "faith". I mean, really, what can I possibly say now to indicate everything I want to accomplish with … Read More

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Hamas!

Hamas!
By October 26, 2006

Welcome to weekly Storah: verse per verse, E-Z access to biblical know-how one verse at a time. Lauviticus offers a glimpse at translations and their modern relevance to our lives. For the audio version, click here. To subscribe to this … Read More

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I Got a Bone to Pick with You!

I Got a Bone to Pick with You!
By October 19, 2006

For the audio version, click here. To subscribe to this podcast, click here. Verse per Verse, the weekly Storah Blog by Lauviticus, continues: the World's oldest re-run is off to a fresh start this Sabbath with the retelling of creation … Read More

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Verse per Verse: The Weekly Storah

Verse per Verse: The Weekly Storah
By October 12, 2006

Click here for audio. Welcome to the new Storahtelling Blog: VERSE PER VERSE: THE WEEKLY STORAH, presenting you with an EZ pass into Judeo-Biblical Knowledge, one verse at a time. Every Friday, a new blog entry will arrive in your … Read More

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Yom Kippur and Nonduality

Yom Kippur and Nonduality
By October 1, 2006

What is the meaning of repentance, if everything is God? On the purely cognitive level, the answer is not complicated. All of us live within the delusions of the ego, the yetzer hara, which sees the world not as it … Read More

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God on Ecstasy

God on Ecstasy
By October 1, 2006

The moonlight sparked and popped across the sand and pirouetted along the surface of the Dead Sea. As we entered the hot-spring-fed pool, the boisterous chatter of that day’s tourists and regulars still seemed to cling to the chaise-lounge chairs. … Read More

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Creeds are the Ashes from the Fire of Religion

Creeds are the Ashes from the Fire of Religion
By September 1, 2006

The author of the article “Allegation Versus Aspiration” which appeared in the Hebrew Union College Monthly of April 1929 offers the following answers to questions propounded by Joshua Liebman. QUESTION: You say that “the sphere of religion is not the … Read More

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My Journey to Flexidoxy – or, At Home on the Slippery Slope

My Journey to Flexidoxy – or, At Home on the Slippery Slope
By July 1, 2006

1. Weaving When I was in my twenties, I wrote a book on the philosophy of halacha, as I had come to understand it over a half-decade of being a baal tshuva, one who takes on religious observance later in … Read More

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