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Ten Things Christians Can Learn From the High Holidays

By Olivier Melnick In each of the three Jewish High Holy Days – Rosh Hashanah (New Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) and Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) – there are gems hidden by the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Beyond a yearly calendar of holy convocations, the Levitical Feasts (Leviticus 23) as a whole […]

Book Review: The Jewish Gospels

Sukkot in Brooklyn

Celebrating the High Holidays in Israel

There is an air of excitement in Israel in the days leading up to the fall High Holidays, and the sights, sounds, and smells are wonderful! The weather has finally become cooler, ripe pomegranates are arriving in the market, and there is delicious golden round challah to eat. Beware of getting caught in the market […]

Did Jesus intentionally create a new religion?

By Daniel Nessim. – Chosen People Ministries U.K. If Yeshua (Jesus) intended to create a new religion, He went about it all wrong: He aroused the suspicion, and then the hostility, of the religious establishment. He picked an oddball assortment of disciples, deliberately allowed Himself to fall into harm’s way, left no writings of his […]

Salvation as interpreted by Judaism

It is not uncommon to see on top of a church building a sign that reads simply JESUS SAVES. Just by placing a sign with these simple two words these churches are stating what their fundamental belief is: the need for salvation and that Jesus is the one who provides it. And this is precisely […]

Did Jesus keep kosher?

By David Sedaca To answer this question, one needs to understand a few other related questions. In the first place, what does it mean to “keep kosher”? Keeping kosher refers to a set of dietary laws practiced by religious Jews, commonly known as kashrut. The state of being kosher or “keeping kosher” means that the […]

Are Jewish believers in Jesus a recent phenomenon or a historic trend?

By Ben Volman Since Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire around 325 CE, the Jewish people have struggled to survive centuries of prejudice and condemnation. Christianity, when it was first recognized by Rome, had already rejected its Jewish roots and its debt to the Jewish people. A long, bitter winter descended on […]

The Fall Feasts of Israel

Israel’s three most significant biblical festivals – Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot – are examined in full, including a look at their biblical roots, their celebration in the time of Messiah, and by Jewish people today. The Fall Feasts of Israel is an invaluable guide to help you understand these wonderful biblical festivals as […]