Sketches on Atheism

Why Jews Don’t Believe in Jesus

From The Ohr Somayach Insitute, Jerusalem. Dear Rabbi, Why don’t Jews believe in Jesus? Doesn’t it say in the Psalms, “They pierced my hands and feet”? Doesn’t Isaiah say, “Behold a virgin shall give birth”? JESUS – NOT THE MESSIAH Scriptural References In order to understand anything in the Torah one must look at the original Hebrew. You will … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism

A Jewish Obligation?

In late 1939, less than six months after its introduction, Australian cryptographer, Eric Nave, broke the Japanese naval code, JN-25, through which all Japanese wartime operational messages were sent. On the 25th of November, 1941, British and Australian intelligence officers intercepted and decoded a JN-25 message sent from Admiral Yamamoto in Tokyo to Admiral Nagumo … Continue reading

Sketches on Atheism

Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine

The following is the remarkable opening passage to Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine’s conspicuously truthful, wonderfully written book: A Provocative People: A Secular History of the Jews. This eleven-paragraph extract has been reproduced with permission. The full prologue can be read here at the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. The book can be purchased here and here, and you … Continue reading