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All in the family

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | As Jews and Christians face a common threat in radical Islam, is there a way beyond sad history and good vibrations for the adherents of the two religions to…

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Listening and learning

by The Editors

Cover Story | Let's start with an acknowledgment that Christians have much to learn from Judaism, starting with its emphasis on every-hour thanksgiving as a key to worship.

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Hermits in a shopping mall

by The Editors

Cover Story | Let's dive into that history, beginning with God's commands to the Israelites to be holy, which meant they were to separate themselves from the unholy…

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Appeasers, separatists, and transformers

by The Editors

Cover Story | The battle within Israel of those three groups raged for centuries. The first major political upheaval of the post-Old Testament era began in 333 B.C. when…

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Judaism persecuted

by The Editors

Cover Story | Only 10 years after the Edict of Milan some Christian leaders began using their new governmental power to give their position the advantage. In 325 the…

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Judaism refusing to give in

by The Editors

Cover Story | Let's go back to the problem rabbis had to solve from the second through the sixth centuries A.D. Faced with the end of Temple worship and the rise of…

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Virtual reality?

by The Editors

Cover Story | Menahoth 110a of the Babylonian Talmud spells out one point, quoting Rabbi Johanan's statement that studying the laws of Temple service is the equivalent of…

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Messianic disappointment

by The Editors

Cover Story | Two other ways of staying alive amid persecution also emerged. Hope for a Messiah sprang eternal. The Messiah would not be the "suffering servant" Isaiah…

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Great escapes

by The Editors

Cover Story | Throughout the centuries some Jews, rebelling against constant Talmudic and occasional Messianic excitement, explored an almost unspeakable alternative:

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Gradual emancipation

by The Editors

Cover Story | In Western Europe and America the 17th through 19th centuries brought new opportunities. Protestant Reformed leaders in Holland welcomed Jews there, as did…

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Abandoning Orthodoxy

by The Editors

Cover Story | In both of those centers, most Jews deserted Orthodox belief and practice during the 20th century, in a way that probably was inevitable once they took Moses…

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Today's appeasers, separatists, and transformers

by The Editors

Cover Story | The data, however, do indicate that Christians who see Jews through a 17th-century lens, believing that most are thoroughly religious, are thoroughly wrong.

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Searching for the afikomen

by The Editors

Cover Story | In both Jewish and Christian families at Passover and Easter time, children search for either Easter eggs or the afikomen, a piece of matzoh (unleavened…

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Timeline of notable Jewish Christians of the past five centuries

by The Editors

Cover Story | How many Jewish believers in Christ live in the United States?

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Some 20th-century notables who almost crossed over...

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Sholem Asch, a popular novelist who emigrated from Poland to the United States, grew up within an Orthodox family. During the first half of the 20th century…

In this issue: "All in the family," March 2, 2002

Dispatches

The Buzz

By The Editors

TV NEWS COOKS UP CONTROVERSY OVER MORAL CLARITY IN BUSH'S FOREIGN POLICY Seeing evil President George W. Bush's trip to South Korea sounded on the network…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

Quotables

I feel that I have cast upon myself responsibilities that go beyond parties. Sen. Jim Jeffords, the Vermont former Republican whose defection handed Senate…

Columnists

The pride game

By Joel Belz

It got us into this mess in the first place

Jewish evangelism

By John Piper

Is it conceit or compassion?

Two halves

By Marvin Olasky

Christ radically changes lives

Mailbag

Boneless wonders Thank you for your excellent reporting on President Bush's decision to freeze funding for the United Nations Population Fund in China…

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