Monthly Archives: May 2013

MJ Coalition condemns Church of Scotland report

Today five different Messianic Jewish organizations representing the bulk of Messianic Jews around world released a statement  condemning the recently affirmed report on “The inheritance of Abraham” by the Church of Scotland. Throughout the month of May the Church of Scotland … Continue reading

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On being grasshoppers and eating giants

Parashat Shelach Lecha This week’s portion is about the Jewish people at our very best and our very worst. At our very best, we are secure in our identities, trusting in the promises of G-d in the face of immense … Continue reading

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Second Chances

Parashat Beha’alotecha Our Torah portion this week describes further procedures for Passover and includes the implementation of Pesach Sheni, a sort of second Passover for those who were not able to observe the actual Passover for whatever reason. It is … Continue reading

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Shavuot: A jewel worth dusting off

Apart from Orthodoxy and more traditional forms of Judaism, Shavuot is one of the least observed holidays within the wider Jewish community. For far too many Jews today, Torah is no longer at the core of our existence. Many of us have … Continue reading

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Demonstrating Faith

Parashiot Behar – Bechukotai What is the connection between these two parashiot, and what is the ultimate promise made by G-d to the Jewish people? Behar and Bechukotai are the last two portions in the book of Vayikra, Leviticus. On non-leap years, when … Continue reading

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