My Trip to Israel in the Summer of 2018

Jordan river on the way from Safed to Kfar Hanokdim.

In Episode 5 on SemioBytes, Terry asks me about my trip to Israel. I traveled to Israel as part of a new program from Birthright Taglit for adults that missed out the first time around. This new group is for individuals 27-32 years old. More information is available on Birthright’s website. My Israel trip was managed by Israel Experts. Adam and Carli were staff members and Yoni Lightstone was the local tour guide. Both Adam and Yoni were my Orthodox resources for the trip as the tour was designed to be pluralistic in nature.

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“The End” & Tikkun Olam

Aitz Chaim Sefirah

In this episode, Terry leads with a conversation regarding science, religion, philosophy, and the signs of the end times. This longer episode connects directly with Terry’s dissertation and brings to point a conversation about what are we doing, as Jews and Christians, to help or hinder tikkun olam and prepare for a “messianic” era. [Read More…]