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Hanukkah is not particularly commercial in this part of the world. It is still considered a minor holiday though it is exuberantly celebrated by both secular and religious. It's a holiday for families and kids, with gooey donuts, deep-fried potato pancakes, chocolate coins, songs, and school holidays.Read This Most Recent Articles Discover More
Within the past year, we have seen how one of our Torah Club connection opportunities resulted in an engagement! While at Malchut 2019 (FFOZ’s leadership international conference for Friends and Torah Club leaders), Jordan (from Kentucky) and Taylor (from Texas) met for the first time.
The rabbis anticipate a future time of testing and tribulation just before the advent of the Messiah. Rabbi Yochanon said, "In the generation of the coming of the Son of David, disciples of the sages will be few in number, and as for the others, they will see sorrow and grief."
The Torah warns us “not follow after your own heart and your own eyes, after which you played the harlot” (Numbers 15:39). Gazing on others with lust constitutes “following after your eyes.” Harboring immoral thoughts in the imagination constitutes “following after your own heart.” This is the adultery of the heart which Yeshua warned His disciples to avoid.
Messianic Judaism in the Six-Day War
In Window on Mount Zion, Pauline Rose tells the story of how she saw her hope in the Bible’s prophecies vindicated. When the Six-Day War broke out, the Rose house fell into a war zone. This is the inspiring story of how one woman’s faith put her in the center of biblical prophecy.
Some sayings and specific words in the Bible are hard to understand. The Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels from Vine of David not only provides access to the profound scholarship and insight of Professor Franz Delitzsch, but it is also a wealth of information into the background of the New Testament.
A Promise of What Is to Come
The gospel message says “Repent, the kingdom of heaven is at hand,” but after two thousand years, where is the kingdom? All followers of Messiah can receive a foretaste of the kingdom now by repenting and attaching to the king now as they eagerly await his second coming.
IN THIS ISSUE: Passover is a beautiful example of how important the Jewishness of Jesus is. Passover is one of God’s appointed times. It didn’t just happen to be Passover when Jesus died; it was God’s plan from the very beginning.
Despite the difficulty in fasting from food and water for twenty-five hours and the overwhelming length of prayers, Yom Kippur is considered by the Jewish sages to be a joyous day in which the sins of God’s people are forgiven.