Tag Archives: shabbat

Driven to Madness

If you want people to take you seriously as an “Orthodox Messianic Jewish synagogue,” you probably shouldn’t have a photo of a car and “driving directions” on the page that describes your Shabbat services.

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“We need something for the sanctuary—something that appeals to Jewish sensibilities and really conveys the joy of Shabbat.”

“How about a giant painting of people being thrown in a furnace?”

“Perfect! Should we learn how to pronounce the blessings, too?”

“No need to get all crazy now.”

A Rabidly Ignorant Rabbi

“Rabbi” Scott Sekulow answers a viewer’s questions about Jewish holidays. Did you know that Purim comes from the book of Ruth (1:35) and that Shabbat lasts from Friday night to Saturday morning (2:10)?

Stay tuned for his next video, in which he informs a viewer how long one must wait after eating pork to consume dairy.

Edit: His brother, by the way, is Jay Sekulow, a lawyer whose career consists of filing lawsuits on behalf of Christians who feel victimized when they cannot proselytize anywhere they like.