Gayle's background and some messages that Judaism has given to Mormonism,
most of which we are not aware of as a Church. Gayle is the author of the Days of Awe, a popular study about the Passover and other festivals. for Church members. A lively discussion; See presentation on our YouTube Channel.
We started with a good sized dance lesson, lots of food, Daniel Smith's display, and Genealogy Corner with Mary Kozy (she's not a permanent fixture, unfortunately). 242 people attended!. Lynda captivated and totally inspired the audience with thoughts of seeing Christ and the festivals throughout the Book of Mormon, and seeing Christ in the festivals from end to end, in a progression.
The inspiration and significance of the Jewish festivals. Lynda captivated and totally inspired the audience with thoughts of seeing Christ and the festivals throughout the Book of Mormon, and seeing Christ in the festivals from end to end, in a progression. We started with a good sized dance lesson.
Dr. Ogden, an Emeritus Professor of Ancient Scripture, spoke on the history and status of the Jerusalem Center, beginning to end, with fascinating pictures and discussion on events that transpired. B'nai founder Daniel Rona was present..
Lynda gave a captivating account of the Jewish Festivals and their significance to the restored Gospel; the LDS church, focusing on the Spring festivals. She will return in the fall to focus on the Fall festivals and add other testimony-building insights.
Jubilee gathering at 19th Ward Bldg. 148 people, including from Alaska, Kansas, Seattle, Arizona. Dr Bowen spoke on "What Thank Ye the Jews" scripture, many scriptures relating to Lord's attitude to Jews in long term.We elected Chelsea Woodruff to succeed Marlena Baker as President, with Julie Gardner as 1st VP and Daniel Baker as 2nd VP. Marlena is Secretary; Russell Spencer and Mitch Moling are added as board members.
Dave LeFevre with most interesting insight in a part of Jeremiah; talks about messages Jeremiah has for today's time, and why a Latter-day Saint should understand Jeremiah. Kim Cooney introduced Feast of the Trumpets with his shofar, followed by "HATIKVA" "The Hope", the official national anthem of Israel. LDS hymn sung in Hebrew. Great food.
See also Youtube: https://youtu.be/Y9s9bQBBv74
The House of Israel as a Unifying Principle. Kahlile Bliss Mehr authored: Hearts Turned to the Fathers: A History of the Genealogical Society of Utah 1894-1994, Mormon Missionaries Enter Eastern Europe, and “Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors”.
"Ye Have Been Hid - Finding the Lost Tribes of Israel", the result of 40 years of gathering. LDS Hymns in Hebrew. Kol Nidre. Kickoff of a film being produced, "Israel, Do You Know?", about Jews who have joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Experiences and observations of the Jerusalem Center, how we can and should have "holy envy" of beliefs and practices of those of other faith traditions, and bonding together as family. He graciously fielded questions from the audience.
Great attendance this time, great variety of foods, many from the Jewish recipes. Absolutely beautiful and haunting melodies from the Cleaver family. Emilee Brown lead the circle dance, with little one enjoying. Video is on the page.
Sister Argyle gave a spiritual testimony
of her grandmother's murder in Auschwitz. She received a sudden
revelation there of forgiveness, a bestowal of peace that healed her
and her family of the grief and loss they had borne.
Sister Harps - her father, a brave Jewish Mormon pioneer. Brother Palm of Sweden- the unlikely union of his German SS father and his Jewish mother. http://www.amazon.com/Surviving-Hitler-Unlikely-Soldier-Jewish/dp/1609078470
The three LDS German teens who defied Hitler in 1941. Karl-Heinz was imprisoned several years in a concentration camp and four more years in a Soviet prison in Siberia. His amazing story of endurance and long suffering was inspiring. Note: Karl has passed away.
Lessons I've Learned From Life. He said a key difference is that milk eaters of the gospel only ask what to do next, while meat eaters also ask why.
"A few Saints get to the meat level," Skousen said. "The why and the how people are the ones that are really progressing in the gospel."
Why don't more get into the meat?
"Because most people aren't interested in meat." "There are some boring speakers. That's 'cause they get on milk and can't get off it. . . . It's the duty of everyone to be a good sacrament meeting speaker."
He spoke on Isaiah Scroll of the Dead Sea Scrolls. He has authored or edited more than twenty-seven books. Five are about the writings of Isaiah, and he has written and published more than eighty articles. He is a Professor of Hebrew Bible and Dead Sea Scrolls at BYU, served as a member of the International Team of Translators of the Dead Sea Scrolls, a member of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Groningen, The Netherlands, Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, Georgia, and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, Madison, Wisconsin; served as a member of the Board of Directors of Brigham Young University's Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts from 1987-2005
He spoke on the Psalms being used in the ancient festivals, relevant to temples. "Who Shall Ascend Into the Hill of the Lord? The Psalms in Israel's Temple Worship In the Old Testament and in the Book of Mormon", a MOST interesting 770 page book.
Jerome Horowitz presided. Dr. Galbraith shared personal experiences in the Holy Land. Summary of his experience: 20 years in Israel, 15 years director of Jerusalem Center (first director), 1 year in Africa.
Professor of Political Science at BYU.
PhD at Hebrew University in Middle Eastern studies. His wife completed her masters in Jewish studies. Ron Zeidner was secretary and led the music. The meeting was at the Draper 16th ward.
Sept 1988 Dan and Rhonda Christensen
Subject not known. The 1985 bylaws had been sent with the mailing.
April 1987 Jerry Silver "in Search of Lehi's Trail"
We were also entertained by the BYU folk dancers. We were at the Windsor Ward Chapel (my ward in Salt Lake)? Jerry Kidd was President, John Lieberman was vice president and Joleen Keeley finished her term as secretary/treasurer and Mary Glick was elected as secretary/treasurer.?We were on 18 month staggered terms at that time.
Perspectives of the Holy Land. Memoriam to our beloved Ruth Glick. Prelude: Mary Emrazian, Welcome: Sylvia Linford. Musical Review by "Musaic": Beckie Singley, Wayne Gilbert, Mary Emrazian, Linda Hansen, Carol Evans.