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Tazria/Mezora (Conceived Seed/Leper) – Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33

G-d does not treat gossip lightly. As men and women, created in His image, we are commanded to love our neighbor as ourselves and to treat everyone with respect. This includes not maligning them, even in a light, gossipy way.

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Are we concerned about Biden?
On: Jan 26, 2021
By: Kim Troup

January 12, 2021By Sondra Oster Baras On January 20, 2021, Joe Biden will become president of the United States.  The election campaign was fierce and it took time until the results became final but now that Biden’s inauguration is only days away, the time has come for us, in Israel, to reflect on what this […]

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Ted Beckett
In Memory of Ted Beckett
On: Nov 5, 2020
By: Elyshia Johnson

November 2, 2020by Sondra Baras I am often asked about the origins of CFOIC Heartland.  People are particularly intrigued at the thought of an Orthodox Jew heading up an organization called Christian Friends of Israeli Communities. I always respond that the idea was a Christian one but I launched the organization’s Israel office and turned […]

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