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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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Cantor Michael Weisser: Prayer

Cantor Michael Weisser has served Congregation B’nai Jeshrun, a Reform Jewish congregation in Lincoln,Nebraska since 1988. He pr

Paul Petersen

Paul Birch Petersen is Danish born (1952) and has, since his youth, worked as a minister in Denmark. A diligent writer, he has wr

Daniel in Jewish Tradition

Considering the importance of the prophet-hakham Daniel, Shabbat Shalom has chosen to hear from several voices within Jewish tradi

Rabbi Morley T. Feinstein: Jewish faith in the Messiah

Rabbi Morley T. Feinstein is the spiritual leader of Temple Beth-El of South Bend, Indiana. He is married to Nancy Lichtenstein, a

Interview Dr. Henri Baruk

The Professor Henri Baruk, renowned Jewish psychiatrist, discusses the evolution of psychiatry, justice, and the nature of the hum

To Live, to Die, and Then?

Real Life To really live is to engage all the dimensions of being into life. Such a holistic concept of life is biblical. Man and

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

Seven Perspectives in the Book of Daniel

The book of Daniel is the Bible in microcosm. Indeed, it contains the essence of biblical truth. For Daniel is not simply a religi

The Woman or the Genesis of Man

Without the woman, the world would not be; without the woman, Israel would not be. For the Jew not only exists thanks to his mothe

Eating is Holy

Eating can be holier than fasting,”1 writes Martin Buber. Because the God of Israel is the God of Creation, eating is indeed an

Stranger in the Family

Contact with the stranger, with the one who is not one of us, in no way jeopardizes the unity and the strength that binds us toget

The Service of Prayer

“To serve!” what variety of meanings are ascribed to this verb! ( From the service in the game of tennis . . .). I am not sure

“The Devil Made Me Do It”

The Sanctuary and the Forgiveness of Sin In the 1970s American comedian Flip Wilson used to recite the line, “The devil made me

Life on Mars?

Perhaps there hasn’t been more excitement about outer space since the first Apollo landing? Or, maybe, since half a century ago

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

When the Church Was a Synagogue

Jews and Christians commonly think of their faiths as two separate religions, but in the beginning it was not so, nor need it be s

Interview Rabbi David Rosen

The tragedy of Jewish-Christian relations viewed by a Rabbi of the Anti-Defamation League in Jerusalem. Rabbi David Rosen was bor

Rolf Rendtorff

Rolf Rendtorff is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Theology. From 1958 to 1963, he was Professor at the Kirchliche Hochschule

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

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

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

“The Bullet of the Bible”

Translated into more than a thousand languages, the Bible is probably the book that is the most read, and paradoxically the least

The Joy: To Remember and Hope

This is a holy time, a special occasion, in which to enjoy celebration. The feasts help us to remember the past miracle of salvati

Life on Mars?

Perhaps there hasn’t been more excitement about outer space since the first Apollo landing? Or, maybe, since half a century ago

Wine and Spirits.

The question of alcoholic beverages has been the concern of many religious communities. For both Jewish and Christian communities,

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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.