A Mensch is many things and one simple thing. A mensch does what is right because it is right; towards family, towards strangers, at home and in public. When people behave with honesty, integrity, consideration and respect, they themselves prosper as does society at large. By spreading mensch-like behavior we can make our society happier, healthier and more successful.(beamensch.com)
Mensch (mentsch) – literally “man”: an honorable, decent, stand-up person, as in, “I don’t care who you marry, as long as he’s a mensch.” (myjewishlearning.com)
If Jesus was God, why didn’t he simply say: “I, Jesus, I am God and you must worship me”? Instead we find passages like these: “Why do you call me good?”, “No-one is good but God alone!” (Mark 6:10).
Under the Islamic point of view its 100% true and logic, ONLY God is good and perfect, [no other man] – not even Jesus… [There is not] one passage in the whole Bible where Jesus is saying ‘I AM GOD, WORSHIP ME’. So why not be as clear as the Quran, that clearly denies the Godliness of men… Lees verder →
Renowned author Dr. Edward Herman spoke with the Voice of Russia’s John Robles…
Dr. Herman speaks about how the West, the CIA and NATO manipulate the media to demonize whoever they want to attack and how friends become evil enemies at the drop of a hat.
Moncef Marzouki (born 7 July 1945) is interim President of Tunisia. Through his career he has been a human rights activist, physician and politician. Member of the ‘Congress for the Republic’, a centre-left secular political party. On 12 December 2011, he was elected President of Tunisia by the Constituent Assembly.
After reading Shlomo Sand’s The Invention of the Jewish People he asks about the lessons Sand’s book might have for other nations and peoples. Lees verder →
Judaism is unusual in that it recognises not one form of religious leadership but two: thenavi and Cohen, the prophet and the priest.
The figure of the prophet has always captured the imagination. He (or she) is a person of drama, “speaking truth to power”, unafraid to challenge kings and courts or society as a whole in the name of high, even utopian ideals.
The priests, by contrast, served in the sanctuary.. Yet they, no less than the prophets, sustained Israel as a holy nation. Indeed, though Israel were summoned to become “a kingdom of priests” they were never called on to be a people of prophets… Lees verder →