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Hellenic Judaism, Icons & Gold

It is a long time since I updated the News, but that doesn’t mean nothing is happening! As I am now at a monastery in Greece, life has changed quite a lot. I can no longer do the one-to-one online tuition … Continue reading

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Judaism: podcast lecture: Sacrifices & Birds

This is the continuation of an excursus about sacrifices – perhaps appropriate that we have got here at the start of Lent! We all talk about ‘making sacrifices’ and the ‘paschal sacrifice’ but this is in context of a long … Continue reading

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Judaism: Podcast Lecture: Plagues & Stars

This is the beginning of a short series on the theme ‘Battle of the Gods.’ The Torah (Ex.12:12/Numbers 33:4) states that the plagues are selected explicitly to defeat and humiliate the gods and symbols of Pharaonic Egypt. It’s not kidding! When … Continue reading

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Judaism: Podcast Lecture:The two Leaders, Joseph & Moses

I nearly called this ‘In and Out’! The leader who gets Israel into Egypt is separated, by nearly four hundred years, from the leader who gets Egypt out of Egypt! Joseph is a seer in the same mould as Daniel. … Continue reading

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Judaism: Podcast lecture: Symbols & Prophecy – The 12 Tribes

One of the most interesting things about preparing this podcast has been realising how closely the development of symbols is linked to prophecy. The visual symbol follows the prophecy! In the case of the symbols and flags of the twelve … Continue reading

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