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Let Your Light Shine…

Tzedakah is a Hebrew word that means righteousness but is commonly used to signify charity. It is based on the Hebrew word (צדק, tzadik) a person given to righteousness, fairness or justice. In Judaism, tzedakah refers to the religious obligation to do what is right and just, considered by Rabbis (and my Grandmother!) important parts […]

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Israel is not the Arab’s Problem!

It is their own leadership that incites them to violence, requires them to resist peace, stonewall solutions and continually play the victim. The Trump “Deal of the Century,” while imperfect, stresses the hope for economic prosperity for the Arab people of Israel. Tragically, the leaders of the Palestinian Authority [PA] have rejected it before the […]

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Headlines, Redlines and Deadlines

Headlines The significance of the “neutralization” of Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, is being hotly debated around the world. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in media interviews that this was: “an intelligence-based assessment” that drove the US decision to target Soleimani. “He was actively plotting in the region to take […]

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God Created Differences between Men and Women

Katharine and I could not be more different. I am a New York Jew and she is a California Gentile. I am Woodstock generation, and she is Nordstrom generation. I come from a New York wisecracking, sarcastic, somewhat negative family. Katharine’s family has always been focused on presenting a positive image. Believe me, we brought […]

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Looking Back with Gratitude

Shalom, mishpochah!  Greetings and peace, family! 2019 is coming to a close. Katharine and I are amazed at all the Lord has done this year and we want to thank you for your prayers and partnership. Through House of Peace, you have touched thousands of lives with salvation, deliverance, encouragement and hope. Here are a […]

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Christmas – Tradition or Teshuva?

A Note from Katharine For me, growing up in a Catholic home was centered on Christmas Eve service, a brightly lit pretty tree, and shiny packages. For Myles, the winter holiday season was very different. No midnight mass and the lights were on the Chanukah Menorah, a memorial of God’s preserving power and the eternal […]

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Context, people… context!

Last Saturday, December 7, the Israel American Council welcomed US President Trump to address their conference. The Washington Post immediately condemned his speech, writing, “The Jewish Democratic Council of America called the president’s remarks “deeply offensive” and his use of stereotypes “unconscionable,” saying the Saturday night remarks “only reinforce our belief … that Donald Trump […]

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The Heart of Shabbat

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light and kings to the brightness of your dawn.” – […]

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