• Sukkot

    The Sukkah’s Embrace

    When God commands us to have fun, we better take the party seriously. After the high holidays, we all need some fun, and Sukkot is made for that. But the sukkah, the unique structure associated with the holiday, has much more to communicate. There’s a message of hope here for all God’s children to receive.

    8-min

  • Sukkot

    John and Sukkot

    Our job as disciples is to know Jesus as deeply as possible. What if there were additional elements of the Gospels that remained mysterious and misunderstood? We should want the key to understanding them better, right? That key is a Jewish perspective. Let’s look at one such example.

    6-min

  • Sukkot

    Sukkot in the Messianic Era

    The culmination of the fall holidays at Sukkot mirrors the final redemption when the LORD will shelter us in his presence, and all nations will worship him in his Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

    8-min

  • Personal Transformation

    Psalm 27: A Story of Faith and Trust

    Life can be challenging and full of hardships, but that is not a surprise for disciples of Yeshua. Let’s study two Mussar traits that lie at the heart of our confidence in HaShem and our Master Yeshua, and discover how we can use them to sanctify God’s name.

    7-min

  • Yom Kippur

    The Essential Need for Creativity

    Times of crisis almost always include new opportunities. This season of challenge is no different. We can exercise creativity in new ways to not only maintain our spiritual health but also to grow it.

    4-min

  • Calendar

    The Symbol Is Not Simple

    “In the seventh month on the first of the month you shall have a rest, a reminder by blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation” (Leviticus 23:24). A zichron teruah is a memorial proclaimed with the blast of the shofar—a memorial, an audible symbol, designed to have us remember something. But what should we remember?

    8-min

  • Calendar

    The Fast of Gedaliah

    The Fast of Gedaliah is another wonderful opportunity for both Messianic Jews and Gentiles to connect with the Master’s words, mourn, and pray for the current state of the world, and it serves as a physical reminder that we need to be eagerly anticipating and working toward Yeshua’s second coming.

    7-min

  • Rosh Hashanah

    The Jewish Year in Review

    The Jewish year 5780 concludes on Rosh HaShanah this week, and a new year begins. This video takes a look back at the signs, portents, calamities, and plagues of the birth pains of Messiah that have so wracked our world, and it offers a supplication for a sweet new year.

    2-min

  • Messianic Luminaries

    Remembering Pauline Rose, Lady of Mount Zion

    Pauline Rose (1898-1973) was called the “Lady of Mount Zion.” She could also be considered the first lady of twentieth-century Messianic Judaism. She was a pioneer of the Messianic Jewish movement in Israel and abroad, starting the first Messianic Jewish congregation in Jerusalem in the modern era.

    2-min

  • Reviews

    (Partially) Seeing Jesus from the East

    The real, historical Jesus was a Jewish man who practiced Judaism and lived in the land of Israel. Attempts to understand Jesus’ universal message that do not emphasize his specifically Jewish context can obscure who Jesus was and is.

    6-min

  • Messianic Judaism

    The King’s Brothers

    If Jesus is our Messiah King, he must not simply have Jewish ancestry; the Jewish people must be his brothers. Do you want to know Jesus better? Meeting a person’s family is a great way to get to know him. You’ll notice traits that they share, as well as what truly sets him apart.

    7-min

  • Personal Transformation

    Preparation for the High Holidays

    As we prepare for the coming year with its challenges and joys, its uncertainties and frailty, its hope and glory, its opportunities and frustrations, let us be mindful of bringing the attributes of patience and trust, frugality and lovingkindness with us. In so doing, we will find that the year may be a bit more sane, safe, and sanctified.

    8-min