Yom Kippur

What Does the Future Hold?

In one sense, there’s really no such thing as “the future”—since the moment we get there, it becomes the present! But when we imagine events that may come to pass and their impact upon us, we feel a little thrill of anticipation and even, if we are honest, some fear. The unknown is unnerving. Would […]

How much do we believe in God?

Summer in the Cities

Summer is heating up – in more ways than one! Thousands of people are converging in New York City to see the many sites and wonders of this incredible place. In Los Angeles, the weather is getting warmer and people are seeking the beaches, cafes, and outdoor activities. These two cities have the highest Jewish […]

Isaiah 53 and Atonement

Dear friend, Shalom from New York City! We enjoyed a fruitful season of ministry this summer. By God’s amazing grace, you helped purchase a new building in Brooklyn (we’ll tell you more about our renovation progress soon), conducted major outreaches in Israel and New York City and held a children’s camp on the West Coast. […]

Scholarly Dialogue about the Dead Sea Scrolls

Behold Yeshua: The Passover Lamb of God

Have you ever heard a marvelous piece of news that left you thunderstruck and open-mouthed with amazement? Those in the presence of John the Baptist must have experienced exactly that as they listened to his words recorded in John 1:29: “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” But what […]

Shavuot: The Feast of Weeks – An Earthly and Spiritual Harvest

Shavuot: The Feast of Weeks – An Earthly and Spiritual Harvest Shavuot, or the Feast of Weeks, is one of the three “convocations of the Lord” that, along with Passover and the Feast of Tabernacles, constitute the “appointed times” (Leviticus 23:4) for Israel to gather in Jerusalem. It may be thought of as a unit […]