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Messiah Magazine and Journal

A New Year is coming, and a new Torah Club website is here!

The high holidays are here. A few weeks from now it will be Sukkot and the start of a new year of Torah study. At First Fruits of Zion, we are gearing up for the new Torah cycle, excited about the new Torah Club offerings we have for this fall. First Fruits of Zion began publishing Torah Club in 1993. Twenty-one years and six volumes of Torah Club (which have passed through numerous editions and...

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Yom Kippur

Judgement Day

The high holidays of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur foreshadow the last days and the final judgment. Yom Kippur comes just ten days after Rosh HaShanah, the day on which the Torah commands the blowing of the shofar. The blowing of the shofar on Rosh HaShanah warns the congregation to repent because the days of judgment have begun. The fanfare of Rosh HaShanah sets the...

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It's not like he's looking straight into my face. But I feel I'm standing up close, hearing him speak and watching him touch people in all kinds of ways. Since May 2008, I have been privileged to work on a translation of the Gospels and Acts from the Hebrew edition of Franz Delitzsch, and on a commentary on the same books by Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein....

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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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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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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... Read »

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