Monthly Archives: June 2014

MJ Leaders Oppose Presbyterian Divestment

Last week leaders representing the mainstream Messianic Jewish movement worldwide approved a joint statement opposing the upcoming divestment proposals to be taken up this week within the Presbyterian Church (USA) at their General Assembly in Detroit. The whole statements is … Continue reading

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Keeping the Faith

Parashat Shelach Lecha This week’s parasha begins with the sending out of the twelve spies.  After reconnoitering the land God was about to give them, they returned with news that the land was indeed flowing with chalav u’dvash, milk and … Continue reading

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Shavuot and the Book of Ruth

Saturday night, June 11th, begins the festival of Shavuot, also known as Pentecost. In Biblical times, Shavuot was the celebratory conclusion of the Barley harvest, which began during Passover, and the harvest of the wheat. That is why this harvest festival … Continue reading

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