No Half Way To Saving Your Soul

A response to a Rabbi on Face Book.

Numbers 10:29 And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses’ father-in-law: ‘We are journeying unto the place of which the LORD said: I will give it you; come thou with us, and we will do thee good; for the LORD hath spoken good concerning Israel.’ 30 And he said unto him: ‘I will not go; but I will depart to mine own land, and to my kindred.’ 31 And he said: ‘Leave us not, I pray thee; forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the […]

Jewish, What Does That Mean?

This is a very big question and one that concerns me very much.

I am just returning from Israel, where I have been for 90 days.

A brief description of my appearance is: More than 6 feet tall, Payot (also pe’ot, peyot, payos, peyos, peyois, payois; Hebrew: פֵּאָה‎; plural: פֵּאוֹת) down to collar bone, Long gray beard, dark brown ponytail to the middle of my back, usually dressed in black(conservatively) with Tzitzit bond with Blue Thread showing on all four corners. A yamaka, usually with a tassel hanging down between my eye brows and a ring on my right pinky(part […]