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Rabbi Evan

I show the way Jewish wisdom make our lives richer and happier. In particular, I help Jews appreciate their heritage and Christians uncover the Jewish roots of their faith. Get my FREE Jewish holidays cheat sheet by signing up here!

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Do Jews Believe in Resurrection of the Dead?

April 4, 2018

The hardest chapter to write for my book on the Jewishness of Jesus was the one on resurrection. I tried to avoid it, but my editor insisted. Resurrection of the dead is not a topic we discuss much in synagogues. In fact, many Jews and Christians today believe Jews have never believed in the resurrection […]

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The 7 Symbolic Foods of Passover

April 2, 2018

My confirmation class has excellent attendance. But I suspect the regular Israeli cuisine helps immensely. As much as the content keeps them coming, the food does as well. The same is true when it comes to the holiday of Passover. Passover centers around the food. Each of the foods has a profound meaning. Here the […]

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Passover

March 26, 2018

Every year millions of Jews (and many Christians) gather around a table and celebrate Passover. We tell the story of the biblical Exodus from Egypt. This festive meal is among the oldest religious rituals in the Western world. As the author of a book on Passover and life-long participant in its celebration, I’ve learned Passover […]

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Thank God for Atheists

March 9, 2018

Yes, you read that right: Thank God for Atheists. This title was prompted by a book I just finished called Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”] The thesis is that the Enlightenment—a philosophical movement led by great thinkers like John Locke and Thomas Jefferson—ushered in a new way of thinking that greatly benefited humanity. […]

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The Secret of King Solomon’s Bracelet

March 7, 2018

There are many legends about King Solomon’s bracelet. But the most important part of it was not its mystical power. It was the inscription. When times were good, he looked at the inscription. When times got tough, he looked at it. When he celebrated, he looked at it. When he mourned, he looked at it. […]

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Does God Care About the Super Bowl?

February 4, 2018

Does God care who wins the Super Bowl? Do you? [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”] Well, if you’re from Philadelphia or Boston you might. But I don’t think God does. I don’t think God is waiting to see which teams prays harder. But what about the pre-game prayers? What about the pastors who come into the locker rooms? […]

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