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Messiah Magazine and Journal

A fantastic new Vine of David website!

Vine of David’s website has been completely remodeled and refreshed. The beautiful, mobile-friendly interface gives you access to lots of new and updated content. It is a fantastic hub for information and resources pertaining to Messianic Jewish heritage and modern practice. Take a look at the About page, which gives an inspiring overview of the Vine of David’s mission: Vine of David is an organization dedicated to the original vision of Messianic Judaism. We follow...

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Nitzavim-Vayelech

Moses and Gethsemane

In the legends and midrashim about the death of Moses, he does not go passively or willingly to his death. Instead, he argues vociferously for life. In anguish of soul, he implores God to spare him the indignity of death. He beseeches God for mercy, and attempts to counter the heavenly decree. It seems strange that the traditional stories would paint Moses—the hero of heroes—as...

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Lately we hear a lot of buzz about the environment. There is endless discussion in the news about the environmental damage humans are causing to wildlife habitats and bodies of water. Every major city seems to have a cloud of smog above it that won't go away. All over the world, scientists are announcing statistics which say if we don't do something quickly, imminent disaster...

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Month: Elul (אלול)

Time for Teshuvah

The traditions and customs of Elul are centered on one thing—teshuvah, repentance. With the approach of Rosh Hashanah, the Days of Awe, and Yom Kippur, Elul is dedicated to preparing oneself for these appointed times. Everything from special prayers of s'lichot (forgiveness), the blowing of the shofar after shacharit morning prayers, renewing one's yearly giving of tzedakah (righteous giving), to reciting Psalm 27 as an...

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eRosh Family Resources »

Fresh studies and activities for the whole family, based on the historical and current events from the Jewish calendar. Includes:

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22 — Fringes of the Garment

In the gospel story of the woman with the hemorrhage of blood, she is healed by touching the fringe of Jesus’ cloak. By touching Jesus’ fringe, the wo...

21 — Foretaste of the Kingdom

The Apostle Paul calls the Sabbath a “shadow of things to come.” Most people usually think of it as a shadow of things from the past. However, viewers...

20 — What Day is the Sabbath?

It is often thought that somewhere in the New Testament the Sabbath was changed from Saturday to Sunday. But did the unchangeable God really change the day of res...

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FFOZ Blogs

New Messianic Jewish Music: Light of the World

Troy Mitchell has released a brand new Messianic Jewish album entitled Light of the World through First Fruits of Zion’s Zealot Records label. A couple weeks ago on motza’ei Shabbat (Saturday night) those of us from Troy's home congregation Beth Immanuel had a great time singing and laughing around campfires... Read »

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