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Happy Thanksgiving!

In 1789, George Washington issued the first national Thanksgiving proclamation with these words: “Now, therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday, the 26th day of November next, to be devoted by the people of these States to the service of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“We advocate a contemporary Jewish experience of Yeshua and a Messianic interpretation of Judaism. Scripture is clear that one of the roles Messiah will play is to bring his people Israel back to the ways of Torah (see, for example, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Actually, more like several quotes of the day. What started as one quote turned into a few extras thrown in. So here are some of my favorite quotes from a friend and colleague, Dr. David H. Stern: “It is not … Continue reading

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"Why be … ?"

There is an elephant in the room that many of us either don’t recognize or choose to ignore. We live in a day and age when cultural and religious identification are no longer a given. Being raised in a particular … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: "Where have all the Men Gone?"

Balance. Something we are supposed to always have, yet often lack. Yinon is our understanding of Jewish life – progressive, yet traditional. Empowering, yet leading. This understanding also extends to the participation of men and women in Jewish ritual life. … Continue reading

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So what’s our Purpose?

The Messianic Jewish movement currently finds itself in the midst of a rabid identity crisis. From its inception, Messianic Judaism’s primary goal has been to be a home and way of life for Jewish followers of Yeshua. However, if we … Continue reading

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So what is Messianic Judaism’s Purpose?

The Messianic Jewish movement currently finds itself in the midst of a rabid identity crisis. From its inception, Messianic Judaism’s primary goal has been to be a home and way of life for Jewish followers of Yeshua. However, if we … Continue reading

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Where have all the Jews gone?

A good friend of mine, Derek Leman, today posted an entry titled “Who let the Jews Out.” It is an excellent critique of the direction Messianic Judaism has taken in the last 10 to 15 years. His post has led … Continue reading

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