Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hate-Fest in Ashdod

Persecution against Messianic Jews has increased lately in Israel, and last Monday night, February 21st, nearly 1,000 protesters gathered outside a Messianic congregation in Ashdod to spew vicious hatred and lies. The event was organized by Yad L’Achim and was … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“The great question of why God permits evil is usually treated in Judaism less as a “why” question than as a “what” question: Given the evil in the world, what do we do about it? We can wonder about God’s … Continue reading

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Are You the One?

Matthew 11:1-19 John the Immerser often receives very little attention. Of course people talk about him as being important because he was a cousin and forerunner of Yeshua, but otherwise his role is largely reduced to a small mention in … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Since the 1960’s, the Messianic Jewish Movement has talked about revival – an act of G-d – while too often we have instead seen revivalism – more of an act. A movement calling itself the Messianic Jewish Movement has increasingly … Continue reading

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Egypt, Israel, and the Merneptah Stele

Egypt plays a central role throughout the Bible, and particularly in the foundational narratives of Joseph, the Israelite enslavement, and the Exodus of the Israelites. With the influence these narratives have on the shaping of not only of Judaism and … Continue reading

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Why Be Jewish?

“I’m 17 now, and as lazy as it sounds, I’m indifferent to being Jewish. My mom doesn’t like the idea very much … But what makes me a Jew? We don’t go to temple, we don’t celebrate Shabbat, and we … Continue reading

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Hashivenu Review

Last night was the conclusion of the 13th annual Hashivenu theological forum, held in beautiful Agoura Hills, CA, outside of Los Angeles. The forum brings together scholars, leaders, and thinkers from around the world to discuss issues pertaining to Messianic … Continue reading

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