Monthly Archives: April 2014

UMJC and Others Respond to Recent J4J Video

The Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (UMJC) yesterday issued an important response to an insensitive and controversial video recently released by Jews for Jesus, called “That Jew Died for You,” along with an accompanying website. The video, which oversimply portrays … Continue reading

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A Taste of the World to Come

Parashat Kedoshim Parashat Kedoshim is one of my favorite portions in the Torah. It also illustrates the stark distinction between the concept of holiness as understood within the Jewish community and that within much of the western world. The concept … Continue reading

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From Slavery to Freedom

Shabbat Pesach Then He said to me, “Human being! These bones are the whole house of Israel; and they are saying, ‘Our bones have dried up, our hope is gone, and we are completely cut off.’ Therefore prophesy…then you will … Continue reading

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Passover: Redemption Draws Nigh

Passover begins tomorrow night, April 14, 2014. While living in Budapest, Hungary, I had the amazing opportunity to participate in a Passover Seder with a large group of Holocaust survivors. This special group opened my eyes to a deeper message of freedom and … Continue reading

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