Tag Archives: Chasdei Yeshua

Creation and the Hidden Light

Parashat Breishit The Torah relates the story of the six days of creation in order to refute other theories that claim that the universe came into being through some cosmic accident or coincidence. As such, the story of creation speaks … Continue reading

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Yahrzeit of Rabbi Lichtenstein

Today is Hoshanah Rabbah, the seventh day of Sukkot, and also marks the yahrzeit of Rabbi Ignácz (Isaac) Lichtenstein, one of our great Messianic Jewish forbearers. Lichtenstein’s Early Life Rav Lichtenstein was born in 1824, and became a rabbi before … Continue reading

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Hitbodedut: Praying in Solitude

Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, a great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov, and founder of Breslover Chassidus, breathed new life into Judaism by combining the mystical elements of Chassidus with in-depth Torah scholarship. In addition to regular davening from the Siddur, Rebbe Nachman … Continue reading

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Redemption, Resurrection and Looking Forward!

Luke 23:44-56 In Luke 23:44-56 we encounter Yeshua’s atoning death, during which, crying out in a loud voice, he declared “Into your hands I commit my Spirit.” Yeshua’s moment of death cataclysmically impacted both the physical and spiritual realms – renting the … Continue reading

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Rabbis Who Thought for Themselves

I get tired of the common myth circulated by anti-missionaries that the only Jews who believe in Yeshua are ignorant of Judaism and have been deceived into believing that Yeshua is the Messiah. The argument goes something like this: “If … Continue reading

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Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels

An important work within the Messianic Jewish community is about to be revealed. First Fruits of Zion has finally announced that The Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels: A Hebrew/English Translation (DHE) is now complete and currently at press. Many people are already aware … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Jewish Prayer and Yeshua “We make the radical and scandalous claim that Yeshua constitutes the true center of Jewish life, just as Israel constitutes the true center of Yeshua’s ekklesia. The One who goes unmentioned in the Siddur is present on every … Continue reading

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Remembering Rabbi Daniel Zion

When HaRav Daniel Zion (b. 1883) passed away in 1979 at the ripe old age of 96 years old, the Bulgarian Jewish community in Israel gave him a full burial with military and state honors. His casket stood in the center … Continue reading

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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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Justice as Holiness – Part III

The New Testament In our first post in this series we explored support for justice as holiness in the Torah. In our second post we explored justice as holiness within the prophets, and today, in our third and final post, … Continue reading

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