December 6 – 2021

During the week covered by this review, we received 6 articles on the following subjects:   Political Issues Interfaith Relations / Dialogue Archaeology   Political Issues Israel Hayom, December 3, 2021; Hamevaser, December 3, 2021 French far-right pundit Eric Zemmour announced on Tuesday that he will run for president in next year’s election, staking his […]

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My name is Sheila and I’ve been the Caspari Center bookkeeper for more than 18 years. While I enjoy the work, I enjoy the fellowship with the wonderful people I work with more.   I am originally from New York, where I grew up and completed my B.A. studies, intending to be a teacher.  When […]

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My name is Tanja Shoshani, and as of December 2020, I am the Caspari Center’s newest project coordinator.
I’m originally from central Finland, but I’ve been living in Israel with my Israeli husband, two daughters (18 year-old Manna and 17 year-old Miriam) and son (Ari, 6) since 2010. Manna will be finishing her matriculation exams this spring, and Miriam is studying in Finland.

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David Serner, Director of International Studies Who are you?  I am a child of God who answers to the name of David. David Serner: father, brother, husband and “Daaaaaad!”. Currently, I serve as the Director of International Studies at the Caspari Center and as Pastor of the Danish Church in Jerusalem. Tell us about your […]

Mishkan Issue 82, 2020 – The Crevice

“Kabbalah and Christ: The Christian Use of Jewish Mysticism Since the Renaissance” Dr. William Varner “The “Nasara” in the Quran: A Jewish-Christian Window into the Middle Eastern Jesus-followers in the 7th and 21st Centuries” Judith Mendelsohn Rood, PhD, and Paul W. Rood “What Hath Maimonides Wrought?” Amy Downey “Review: Learning Messiah” Rich Robinson “Reaction to […]

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Margarita Kantor, Project Coordinator Who are you?  My name is Margarita Kantor. I’m originally from Russia, and I’ve been working at the Caspari Center for a little over a decade, as a project coordinator. Not long ago, while I was visiting Germany, I met a woman who happened to be the only Jewish believer in […]

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I’m Jennifer and I’ve been the Caspari Center administrator since 2009. I’m often the first person visitors see when they come in the door. I manage the office, find solutions to problems (or let them resolve themselves!), edit most of our online publications, and take care of our website and social media. As in any […]

Two Caspari employees, Alec and David, in the Caspari Center library, holding a book called Facts and Myths About the Messianic Congregations in Israel

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I am Kirsi Pylkäs, 61 years old, from Kouvola, southeastern Finland. The distance from my hometown to the Russian border is 100 km, and the journey to St. Petersburg by car is 300 km. My father’s family is from East Karelia (present-day Russia), whose inhabitants fled to central Finland during the WWII war with the […]

Mishkan Issue 81, 2019 – Jerusalem

“The Roots of Jerusalem” Andreas Johansson “Jerusalem as Egeria Saw it” Anni Maria Laato “A Catholic Reflection from the Midst of the Conflict” Rev. Dr. David Mark Neuhaus SJ “The Besorah, Jerusalem, and the Jewish People” Mark S. Kinzer “On the Political Rhetoric of Toponyms” Judith Mendelsohn Rood