I’ve been busy with the business of exploring the Torah awakening among non-Jews. Here are some updates from the past few weeks.
A colleague wrote a critical review of Ten From The Nations in which she expressed grave reservations about the prudence of Jewish people having anything to do with people from the Nations, much less being involved in teaching them Torah. Her review is here:
Review: Ten From The Nations (Judean Rose)
Picking up on that theme, my friend Paula Stern from Israel Blogger wrote a second less than positive review in which she revealed what a lot of Jewish people think. “Dr. Rivkah Adler is a close friend and a brilliant writer. When I heard she’d written a book, I was anxious to read it. The topic made me uneasy. Ten From The Nations is a book about ‘Torah awakening among non-Jews.’ As I read Rivkah’s book, the thought, ‘but do we want non-Jews to be ‘awakened’ to our Torah?’ stayed firmly in my mind.” The full review is here: Ten From The Nations (Book Review)
I was fortunate to have been given the chance to respond, which I did here: These Are Not Your Grandparents’ Goyim
I also wrote a story about the opportunity for Christians to come to Israel and serve and learn, without a missionizing agenda. That story is here: Nations Come To The Galilee To Serve
Finally, I had the chance to do an interview with Judy Simon from Life Lessons on Israel National Radio. Judy’s introduction reads, “When a non-Jew recognizes that the Torah is true, from whom do they learn Torah? Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler has the answer.” Here’s the link to the hour-long interview: Jews and the non-Jews who love the
And now you’re up-to-date! I’d love to hear your comments and questions.
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