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  • Did Moshe Rabbenu meet YHWH at Sinai, or was he just tripping?

    By The Web Guy

    March 3, 2008 | 10:13 pm

    A Hebrew University professor of psychology suggests Moses was high on psychotropic herbs those fateful days at Sinai, according to an article in Haaretz:

    And all the people perceived the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the voice of the horn, and the mountain smoking.” Thus...

  • Terrors of the Resistance

    By Robert Sklar

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The highly controversial French documentary film, "Terrorists in Retirement," offers a striking revelation that, on reflection, should come as no surprise at all -- Eastern European Jews played a prominent role in the most daring exploits of the World War II French resistance...

  • Hidden Heritage Inspires Director

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    British film director Stephen Frears was drawn to "Liam," about the making of an anti-Semite, partly because of a startling family secret he discovered in his late 20s.

    His brother blurted out the news during his grandmother's 90th birthday party, not long after Frears had married a...

  • A Divine Voice

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    January 7, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    God spoke to me once when I was 12 years old. Although it happened years ago, I remember it as clearly as if it were today. Revelation is a tricky thing. I am reminded of the Midrash that when God gave the commandments at Mt. Sinai, God speaks to the Children of Israel in a divine...