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PassoverAaron Eby

So You're Hosting Your First Passover Seder?

Planning a Passover Seder can be daunting, especially if you have never done it before. We've put together a concise list of planning tips that can ease the stress and help keep you organized. Plus, we have a brand new Haggadah that was designed with you in mind!

15 hours ago


Shabbat HaGadol: The Day the Redemption Began

On Shabbat HaGadol, the Sabbath before Passover, we read from the Passover Haggadah. But it is not just a rehearsal for the upcoming seder; it’s a celebration of freedom in its own right! Learn about the miracle of redemption that took place even before the exodus from Egypt.

1 day ago

Israel News

Terror Attack in Jerusalem

A weekend of violence, an assassination attempt, Israeli immigration policy, and more in this Weekly Israel News Recap (Without the Rhetoric).

2 days ago


Passover and Non-Jews: A Universal Exodus

There is ample evidence that, for the earliest Gentile believers, the celebration of Passover was an important holiday celebrated by all believers in Messiah—both Jewish and Gentile. Paul wrote the book of 1 Corinthians to a predominately Gentile audience who attended both synagogue and weekly gatherings of believers.

12-minute read

Israel News

Haredi Jews Protest, Abbas in Trouble, Prayer on Temple Mount

Ultra-orthodox Jews block roads to protest military service, a new bill might allow Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, PA’s Abbas might be in his final days and more in this Weekly Israel News Recap (Without the Rhetoric).

8-minute read


Destroying Idols and Smashing Cell Phones

Does the prohibition on idolatry require us to smash our mobile phones? According to new CBS sitcom, Living Biblically, anything we prioritize above God qualifies as an idol. That’s a common sentiment, but is it literally true? What constitutes idolatry? Just to set the record straight on what the Bible says about living biblically, here’s a review of episode two.

5-minute read


The Laughing Rabbi: Remembering Menachem Froman

Rabbi Froman was an Orthodox rabbi who was the spiritual head of the Tekoa settlement on the West Bank in Israel. He served his time in the IDF and was one of the paratroopers who took part in the recapture of the Western Wall in 1967.

5-minute read


Eight Connections between the Red Heifer and Redemption

As the month of Nisan approaches, in our synagogues we read several special passages that are important for the season. One of these readings, Parashat Parah is the passage regarding the red heifer. This mysterious ritual fills us with anticipation for the final redemption through Messiah.

7-minute read

Israel News

Trump, Cyrus, and Messiah

Trump and the Persian King Cyrus will share face space on a new coin, a car ramming wounds four, an attack on the Temple Mount thwarted, and more in this Weekly Israel News Recap (Without the Rhetoric).

9-minute read


Two Kinds of Thread and Stoning Adulterers

The new CBS sitcom, Living Biblically, wants to provoke dialogue about religion. Toward that end, we are offering an episode-by-episode review, just to set the record straight on what the Bible really says and how it’s lived out according to the traditional interpretation of the people to whom it belongs.

8-minute read


The Enactments of Mordecai and Esther

The Torah says nothing about Purim because the story of Esther did not happen until about a thousand years later. And yet, four mitzvot of Purim are observed today. How could new commandments be given to the Jewish people so long after the revelation at Mount Sinai?

7-minute read