Tag Archives: Messianic Judaism

Publications and Papers

In addition to our blog posts, many people have inquired about formal papers and publications I have authored, so in response, here are some of them: Books The Union Messianic Jewish Lifecycle Madrikh – Forthcoming, Spring 2021. John’s Three Letters: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Intro to Messianic Judaism

A few weeks ago at the Hashivenu theological forum, I had the opportunity to pick up Dr. David Rudolph and Dr. Joel Willitts’ new book – hot off the press, Introduction to Messianic Judaism (Zondervan, 2013). This book is the … Continue reading

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Borough Park Symposium III

Last week I was in New York for the third Borough Park Symposium, which brought together Messianic Jewish rabbis, leaders and scholars from all over the world. The forum, which is sponsored by Chosen People Ministries, is one of the … Continue reading

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3rd Helsinki Consultation: The Torah

This statement from the Helsinki Consultation was recently released and worth sharing. The Consultation is an important dialog effort which brings together Jewish believers in Yeshua from a broad spectrum and theological background to discuss matters relevant to all Jewish believers. This … Continue reading

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Passing the Baton

Messianic Judaism currently finds itself in a continuity dilemma (see my previous post from 2010, “Is Messianic Judaism in Crisis?”).   Although part of me is optimistic about the future of our movement, especially with the current work of MJTI, MJRC, and the UMJC; there is … Continue reading

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Another Step Towards Messianic Women Rabbis

I just returned from Hartford, Connecticut where I attended three days of annual business meetings for the Messianic Jewish Rabbinical Council (MJRC). As in years past, this year’s meetings introduced further discussions and decisions on matters of great importance to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biblically Kosher

I know … I’m way behind on my book reviews. I’ve been so incredibly busy lately that it has been hard to keep up on my weekly blogging. Although I am a little behind other bloggers who have already reviewed … Continue reading

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Video of the Day – Levertoff, Part 7

Here is the newest video (#7) in the Levertoff series by Vine of David, wherein I discuss the idea of the Torah as a joy rather than a burden. You can check out the newest Levertoff video HERE. And to view … Continue reading

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Video of the Day, Levertoff – Part 6

Over the last several weeks I have been posting videos as each one is released from a special series by First Fruits of Zion/Vine of David expounding on Paul Philip Levertoff’s classic work, “Love and the Messianic Age.” Levertoff was … Continue reading

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Announcing … Another Rabbi!

Last week at the mid-year UMJC leaders retreat in Nashville, TN, my friend and colleague, Nathan Joiner, received rabbinic ordination. I had the honor of being one of the rabbis (pictured above) to lay hands on Rabbi Joiner to grant … Continue reading

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