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Israel NewsFFOZ Staff Writer

Dead Sea Scrolls Calendar and other Israel News

Why are Israeli rabbis offering to hide African migrants in their homes? How was a bombing prevented at the tomb of Joseph? What is Vice President Pence going to talk about in Israel? Tragedy miraculously averted at the Tomb of Joseph, a new calendar decoded from a Dead Sea Scroll, a high-level U.S. visit to Israel and more in this Weekly Israel News Recap (without the Rhetoric).

1 day ago

The Bram Center

A Home for the Homeless

Here in Israel, we are finding homeless Messianic Jews who desire to be in a movement that is firmly rooted in Torah and some form of traditional Judaism. They don’t want to give up their Jewish identity and amalgamate into a church-like environment. There are a few congregations here in Israel that are Torah-positive, but not many.

4 days ago

Israel News

Isis Declares War on Hamas

An IDF strike on a key Hamas terror tunnel bordering Egypt, the Islamic State declares war on Hamas, political scandal in the Netanyahu family, and more in this Weekly Israel News Recap (Without the Rhetoric).

5 days ago


Parashat Bo: Tefillin and the Four Houses of Israel

The “house of Israel” refers to the regular Israelite, the “house of Aaron” refers to the priests, the “house of Levi” refers to the Levites, and those “who fear the LORD” refers to those from the nations who have joined themselves to the God of Israel, the God-fearers, the strangers who dwell among you (gerim).

6-minute read


Planted on the Mountains of Israel

Unless you have visited Israel, you may not be aware of the nation’s vastly diverse landscape. Israel is a land of beauty, full of mountains, hills, valleys, deserts, canyons, rocks, trees, plants, and foliage of all kinds. The earliest Zionist pioneers in the 1800’s participated in preparing Israel for her future children.

17-minute read


The Rain Came Down

Moses passed away on Adar 7, so Jewish tradition teaches that he spent the month of Shevat to give his last instructions and warnings to the people. He also is said to have translated the Torah into seventy languages during Shevat.

3-minute read


A Blow to Replacement Theology

This new society will fill an important function. As stated on the website, “The Society for Post-Supersessionist Theology exists to promote research and discussion that advances post-supersessionist thought.” This is an important mission.

4-minute read


The Didache and Chasidus: The Long but Short Way

What the Didache and Chasidus both teach us about the two ways is that it takes hard work to reach our full spiritual potential. The choice is ever before us and as disciples of Yeshua we must choose the more difficult path, for it is only on it that we will reach the destination of the kingdom.

9-minute read


Ways to Get Your Husband to Read Adam Loves Eve

You can't say, I read this book and really enjoyed it; I think you should read it too. That won't work because women aren't supposed to read Adam Loves Eve. It's a book for men only. So how does a wife get her husband to read the new book from First Fruits of Zion?

3-minute read

Messianic Lifestyle

What Makes Us Weird?

Following Yeshua while practicing Judaism is weird. It’s OK to be weird for the right reasons. But unfortunately, our communities are often also weird in other, needless ways. And this inhibits our ability to function in a way that reflects positively on either Yeshua or Judaism. Let’s imagine what Messianic Judaism could be.

5-minute read

In the News

Roy Moore’s Lawyer Claims to Be a Messianic Jew

Kayla Moore, the wife of politically-embattled Republican Roy Moore, commented that “one of our attorneys is a Jew” in an apparent response to accusations of anti-Semitism against the Roy Moore campaign. It turns out the Jewish lawyer she had in view self-identifies as a Messianic Jew.

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