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Shalom Learning Center is an educational institution of the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventists serving the territories of US, Canada, and Bermuda.

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The Seventh-day Adventist faith is convinced about the fundamental unity between the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. The New Testament is itself a Jewish book and is best understood within Jewish religious and cultural context.

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The Shalom Learning Center exists for two primary purposes: to teach Christians the Hebraic roots of their faith and to build bridges of understanding and friendship between the Seventh-day Adventist and Jewish Communities.

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Renée Néher about André Néher

Faithfulness to the biblical text, to its integrality, to its integrity—a new-old reading of the Hebrew Scriptures. Born in 191

Interview Jay Henry Moses

Rabbi Jay Henry Moses got his start in Jewish leadership through NFTY, Reform Judaism’s youth movement. He graduated from the Un

Rabbi Michael Abraham

Michael Abraham was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds an M. A. in Hebrew

Interview Dr. Edith Eva Eger

A clinical psychologist, survivor of Auschwitz, reflects on the mystery of human nature. Dr. Eger is a much sought-after lectur

Interview Rabbi Michelle Medwin

Rabbi Medwin was ordained as a rabbi in May, 1997 from Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion. Since then, she has bee

Shalom: The Hebrew View of Peace

Shalom is one of the central concepts in the Hebrew Scriptures. The word itself occurs 237 times, and throughout the Tanakh it is

The Genesis of Family, the Family of Genesis

According to the Bible, the family is the oldest, the very first institution of human history. It came into being on the sixth day

The Hebrew Concept of Health

It seems that there is no Hebrew concept of health. Nowhere in the Bible do we find prescriptions about how to be healthy. We do

The Bible, Book of Books

Why has the Bible survived centuries and crossed all the borders? What makes this Book so powerful? The word “Bible” says it

Choosing Life with God

The first word of God to the first man concerns a mitzvah. Indeed the text uses the verb tsavah (to command), from which comes the

The Coming of the Messiah and the Temptation of Babel

Forces of Babel are in the way of the hope of Jerusalem. From all corners of the earth the same clamor rises, the same stubborn f

Peace in the Holy Lands?*

Israel and Palestine, the Middle East I have been back and forth in the peace movements, observing since 1948, listening to as ma

Daniel Predicts the Persecution of Jews

 In the year 553 B.C.E., the first year of Belshazzar, King of Babylon, the prophet Daniel experienced frightening dreams and vis

“They Used to Live Together”

An eyewitness from Bosnia remembers. My thoughts go years back to a small town in Bosnia. I try to recall those Sunday afternoon

A Saga of War and Peace

The Event Mourning Yitzhak Rabin    One of Israel’s fiercest warriors and most admired heroes, and yet one who became the bol

“His Blood Be on Us”

A cry uttered two thousand years ago is enough to give “a good conscience” to Christians, and justify all the pogroms. But wh

Nostalgia for Dialogue.

There was a time when dialogue was still possible. People traveled from place to place, and on the Sabbath at the gathering in the

Guidelines for the Jewish-Christian Encounter

The Jewish-Christian encounter requires more than just goodwill. The first duty of both parties is to strive to eliminate prejudic

Yeshuah, Hayehudi, (“Jesus, the Jew”)

It is usually a great surprise, for most Christians and Jews, to realize that the Jesus, the central figure of the Christian faith

The Jewish Face of Adventism

The purpose of this article is to introduce Adventist and Jewish theologians to the Jewish component of the Adventist faith and ev

The Coming of the Messiah and the Temptation of Babel

Forces of Babel are in the way of the hope of Jerusalem. From all corners of the earth the same clamor rises, the same stubborn f

From Creation to Encounter

The aim of the narrative of Creation is . . . the instauration of a radical separateness of man from God. There is a known side t

“Looking for Shalom in all the Wrong Places”

How fascinating that shalom, far from meaning just “peace” (as commonly understood and translated) means so much more: “full

The Worship of Babel

The story of the statue set up by Nebuchadnezzar reminds one of the story of the tower of Babel. The link between the two is alrea

Conversion Without Treason

The Call of Abraham A pilgrim in search of pure water beside a fountain of bitter water. If he drinks it, he runs the risk of poi

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Shalom Learning Center is in the business of education. Our primary purpose is to educate both Christians and Jews about each other. Through educating both Jews and Christians we can effectively deal with antisemitism and other forms of discrimination. We are also able to help individuals who are Jewish but did not grow up practicing Judaism to receive an education in culturally appropriate manner.