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Welcome to Shoulder to Shoulder, a podcast where a pastor and a rabbi get to the heart of issues that matter to people of faith.

Dec 29, 2021

Doug and Pesach are joined by Pastor Mikel Lagaras for a conversation about eschatology. What is the Christian view of the end times? What is the Jewish view? Is there anything in common between the two? How central should eschatology be to a life of faith? And.... what difference does it make?

Dec 22, 2021

Doug and Pesach are joined by Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin, Founder and Director of the Biblical Museum of Natural History. Rabbi Slifkin is an expert in the accurate understanding of Biblical references to the animal kingdom. And as Doug and Pesach discover in this eye-opening discussion, inaccurate identification...

Dec 15, 2021

Doug explains Christmas to Pesach: the customs, history, and meaning. Pesach asks about the date of Christmas, the differences from Easter, and teaching the practice of gift-giving to children. And then there's those people that Doug refers to as "C&E"s. (Judaism has them too!)

Dec 8, 2021

In recent decades, African-American - Jewish cooperation has been undermined by a deliberate campaign to attack this long-standing alliance. How did it happen? What can be done about it? What is unique about the African - Jewish relationship? Doug and Pesach are joined by Pastor Dumisani Washington, author of Zionism &...

Dec 1, 2021

In this episode, Doug interviews Pesach about all things Hanukkah. They dive into its history and origins in the book of 1st & 2nd Maccabees, and talk about its relevance today. Is Hanukkah a uniquely Jewish holiday that isn't pertinent to Christians, or is it a classic light vs. dark narrative that is applicable to...