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Reverend Anne-Marie

August 6, 2015
By bethmordecai
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DAY 1132: The Law of the Land is the Law

(8/6/15), דינא דמלכותא דינא The law of the land is the law Babylonain Talmud (Nedarim 28a, Gittin 10b, Baba Kamma 113a, Baba Bathra 54b and 55a) Dear Hevreh, Jews have almost always lived in lands not under their control. In such an environment, it's been incumbent upon the Jewish community to negotiate with the ruling powers to secure the Jewish population. From the very outset, Abraham had to negotiate burial rights for his wife; Joseph had to negotiate his way into power; and Moses had to negotiate for Israel's release from Pharaoh (with God's heavy hand behind him). In the times of the Babylonian Talmud, the Jews lived under control of many foreign governments including the Sassanids, who conquered Babylonia from the Parthians[...]

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Reverend Anne-Marie

March 26, 2014
By bethmordecai
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DAY 634: Faithful Interfaith Sharing…Clergy Edition

Dear Hevreh,    Yesterday, I talked about how, in interfaith contexts, sharing meaningful objects from our faith traditions help us share ourselves with one another. Tonight, I will be engaging in another interfaith encounter in which we will share part of ourselves with one another...as clergy.   Tonight I will be co-leading a training/meeting for the Perth Amboy Chaplain Corps with a wonderful pastor, Bernadette Falcon Lopez of God's Army Ministries. The purpose of this training is to begin the process of building the collective mission for the Perth Amboy Chaplain Corps, which unites the largest collection of clergy in Perth Amboy. We are beginning this process in the similar manner that Reverend Anne-Marie and I began the interfaith session on Sunday, through sharing our[...]

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