Can we perform miracles today?

Oliver Anisfeld comments with a Jewish perspective on the biblical events which are regarded as miracles and their significance for us nowadays. Source:  J-TV: The Global Jewish Channel.

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The disinterested Love in the Mishna.

The Mishna 16, Chapter 5 of Pirkei Avot says the following: “Every love which depends on one thing, when the thing disappears, love disappears, but if it does not depend on one thing, it never goes away …” Every Love that depends on one thing, when the thing disappears, love disappears; love is not sustainable Read More

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Mishnah: The antithesis of Wisdom and Acts.

The following Mishnah says: He said: “Anyone who has more wisdom than deeds, he looks like a tree whose branches are numerous and provided little roots: the wind comes and overthrows on his face as it is said (Jer 17:6): “He is like a barren bush in the wasteland that enjoys no change of season. But stands Read More

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“Our treasure has come from the Lord”.

From a sermon by Saint Leo the Great, pope Each man’s profit matches his toil The Lord says: Unless your justice exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the kingdom of heaven. How indeed can justice exceed, unless compassion rises above judgment? What is as right or as worthy as Read More

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Did Jesus fail on the Cross?

In his book “God is near us”, the Pope Benedict XVI brilliantly answer the question “Did Jesus fail on the Cross?” “Did Jesus fail? Well, he certainly was not successful in the same sense as Caesar or Alexander the Great. From the worldly point of view, he did fail in the first instance: he died Read More

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The true freedom

Pope Francis – Christmas 2013 “He came to free us from darkness and to grant us light. In Him was revealed the grace, the mercy and the tender love of the Father. Jesus is love incarnate. He is not simply a teacher of wisdom, He is not an ideal for which we strive while knowing Read More

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