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Messiah Magazine and Journal

A Rabbi for the Whole Messianic Movement

Rabbi Yitzchak (Ignácz) Lichtenstein (1825-1908, זצ״ל) is a rabbi for the whole Messianic Jewish movement. Lichtenstein was a district rabbi in Hungary when an encounter with the New Testament introduced him to Yeshua. He remained in his post and continued to teach in his synagogue, but he argued passionately for faith in Yeshua. His words pulse with life and enthusiasm for the Messiah. When I first discovered the intoxicating writings of Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein and...

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The Torah calls Noah a tzaddik (צדיק), that is, “a righteous man.” God spared Noah from the flood because he “was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time” (Genesis 6:9). Righteousness (tzedakah, צדקה) implies behavior conforming to an ethical norm, that is, living by the rules of virtue and morality. A righteous man conducts himself according to ethical principles and treats others...

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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: Tishrei (תשרי)

The Renewal of Tishrei

Tishrei is the seventh month of the biblical calendar year when counting the months from Nisan. The name "Tishrei" is the Babylonian name of the month. In the Bible, it is simply referred to as "the seventh month," as in Leviticus 23:24, "Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month..." Yet, in Judaism, Tishrei is also considered the beginning of a new...

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

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06 — Exile and Redemption

Exile and redemption are two of the most significant Biblical concepts and in episode six viewers will learn that these two concepts play a major role in the job ...

05 — Son of David

In Jewish thought one of the most important titles for Messiah is “Son of David.” Episode five will explore the title “Son of David” in de...

04 — Jewish Prophecies

The land of Israel is a hot topic of debate not just amongst secular news but even in churches. It is key that Christians realize Israel is not just important bec...

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First Steps in Messianic Jewish Prayer

When I first began to practice and learn about Messianic Judaism, I found Jewish prayer to be fascinating. The expressions and phrases in the blessings and liturgies seemed to transport me to another world. The Hebrew language seemed to sing to me. Through Jewish prayer I felt a connection not... Read »

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